They defaced the national emblem mounted at the entrance of the office and painted offensive graffiti on the office’s exterior.
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nder the principle, and it hurt the sentiments of people in Hong Kong and on the Chinese mainland.
Lam also strongly denounced the “astonishing and outrageous” attacks
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ts, some wearing masks, assaulted bystanders and commuters at the Yuen Long subway station with bamboo sticks an
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The attackers completely disregarded law and order as they indiscriminately assaulted innocent people, she said, addin
g that what they did was appalling and totally unacceptable. She requested that the police chief conduct an extensive a
上海乌托邦nd in-depth investigation into the incidents and punish those who violated the law.
The SAR government has zero tolerance for any kind of violence at any time, anywhere and toward anyone.
Commissioner of Police Lo Wai-chung pledged that the police investigation will begin imm上海乌托邦品茶微信
ediately, and the force will pursue offenders at all costs in order to bring them to justice.
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attackers at the Yuen Long subway station. The police force is against any kind of violence, Lo stressed.
Wang Zhimin, director of the Liaison Office, made the “stron
gest condemnation” of the vandalizing of the office on Sunday night.
Saying that Hong Kong has seen a series of radical protests that exceeded the bo
undaries of peaceful demonstration, Wang said these acts have challenged the city’s rul
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He said he believed the Hong Kong government and its law-enfo
rcement bodies will punish those responsible according to the law.