Thursday, April 17, 2014   

CY condemns petrol bomb threat
(12-10 15:01)

Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying says threats to throw petrol bombs in protest over political reform won't be tolerated.
During a Legco meeting yesterday, independent member Raymond Wong Yuk-man said petrol bombs instead of eggs might be thrown at officials in future, to protest against what he described as the government's "fake consultation" on universal suffrage. Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah was hit on the head by an egg thrown by a protester last Saturday, RTHK reports.
Speaking before the weekly Executive Council meeting, the Chief Executive said that the petrol bomb threat wasn't acceptable.
He said Hong Kong had freedom of speech, but this right also meant obeying the law.
He again said the government was willing to listen to people's views on political reform but threats of violence would not help with the consultation.
   
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