Condition improves after Hong Kong police stab


Hong Kong (AP) — A back-stabbed Hong Kong police officer has moved from a crisis to a serious situation, officials said Friday, allowing recovery from the perpetrator’s later death by stabbing himself. Showed sex.

Authorities are still investigating the motives behind the attack on Thursday night to commemorate Hong Kong’s transfer of control from Britain to China in 1997 and to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the founding of China’s ruling Communist Party. It was. The attack occurs in a thorough crackdown on political opposition.

Hong Kong security minister Chris Tan said it was like a “terrorist act” committed by an individual he described as a “lone wolf,” but others were guilty of such violence. Said that he had committed.

“I would like to say that it was not just the perpetrators who were responsible. Many people have promoted violence, fueled hatred for society and the country, and beautified these acts of violence,” he said. Said on Friday.

“It’s a shame that this happened at a time when everyone in Hong Kong had a great store because of the peaceful situation we achieved,” said Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam.

Lam told reporters that police would investigate whether there was an organization behind the perpetrators.

Police officers were attacked outside the Sogo department store in the busy Causeway Bay shopping district, where police guarded to prevent demonstrations. Hong Kong hospital officials on Friday confirmed an improvement in the status of unidentified officers except that he was a 28-year-old member of the Elite Police Tactics Corps.

Hong Kong has protected the identities of police officers since the start of increasingly violent demonstrations in 2019, led by opposition to democratization against the government-backed government in the semi-autonomous state of Beijing.

The protests were almost over after the opposition won a big victory in the local parliamentary elections, but the central government quickly punished the people behind the opposition and countered any challenges to its authority.

This was led by the enforcement of extensive national security legislation last year, and this year continued to change representatives in the city’s legislative council to secure a majority of strong Pro-Beijing factions. Both measures were enacted by the National People’s Congress, a ceremonial parliament in China, without giving voters in Hong Kong a say.

Large-scale independent political rallies such as those held to commemorate the crackdown on Tiananmen Square in Beijing in 1989 were banned, and most opposition forces were imprisoned, threatened with silence, and fled abroad.

Last month, police arrested seven journalists and executives from the now abolished Apple Daily, a democratization newspaper that was a critic of the voices of the Hong Kong and Chinese governments. Authorities also frozen $ 2.3 million in assets related to Apple Daily and were forced to shut down Apple Daily last week.

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