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Diaoyu Islands

The Diaoyu Islands are a group of uninhabited islands located roughly due east of mainland China, northeast of Taiwan, west of Okinawa Island, and north of the southwestern end of the Ryukyu Islands. They are currently controlled by Japan, which calls them Senkaku Islands. Both China and Taiwan claim sovereignty over the islands. 

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Activist charged over Diaoyus voyage

Boat owner 'defied order' not to leave HK waters when setting sail for disputed islands in August

PUBLISHED : Wednesday, 20 February, 2013, 12:00am
UPDATED : Wednesday, 20 February, 2013, 5:30am

The leader of an 11-day sea voyage to assert Chinese sovereignty over the Diaoyus in August was prosecuted yesterday for leaving city waters without permission.

The Marine Department said in a summons that Lo Chau, who owns the 32-metre vessel Kai Fung No 2, had ignored the department chief when he said the boat could not leave city waters without a valid excuse on the night of August 12.

Eight members of the Action Committee for Defending the Diaoyu Islands were on the boat that sailed to the disputed islands in the East China Sea, known as the Senkakus in Japan, where they made the first landing by Hong Kong activists in 16 years. Lo led the mission.

He was ordered to appear in Eastern Court on March 14.

Leung Chun-ying's administration has no basis to proceed or retreat now. There were no grounds for prosecution. What laws did we break?

Committee member Tsang Kin-shing, who was on the boat in August, said the prosecution "humiliated the country and forfeited its sovereignty". "Leung Chun-ying's administration has no basis to proceed or retreat now. There were no grounds for prosecution. What laws did we break?" Tsang asked. He said the boat was a licensed fishing vessel and did not need a permit to sail out of Hong Kong waters.

In a well-planned act that surprised the city, eight activists from the committee, two journalists and four crew members managed to evade marine police and an interception attempt by Japanese coastguard vessels as they approached the islands. Eight of the activists pitched the Chinese flag on the island.

All 14 people on board were arrested by Japanese authorities. They were deported on August 17 and returned to Hong Kong.

Tsang said they had made nine previous unsuccessful attempts to sail the boat to the Diaoyus. Each time the vessel had been intercepted by marine police and towed back.

Tsang said: "By treating us this way, the government is actually supporting Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in their sovereignty claim over the Diaoyus."

 

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A Hong Konger
Regardless of one's feelings over the Diayou/Diaoyutai/Senkaku islands, or who has the most legitimate claim of sovereignty (as a Hong Konger, I take a totally neutral stance and encourage other Hong Kongers not to get involved this this pointless verbal scuffle), one cannot help but feel enmity towards 'Bull' Tsang's duplicity and seeming insincerity. On the one hand he supports democratic causes in Hong Kong, yet on the other acts for an ultra nationalist Mainland causes. His schizophrenic desire to jump on causes make him appear as an attention seeker rather than a legitimate activist, that ironically undermines both his causes. I'm sure he can take great pride in finally having actually accomplished something, unfortunately what he accomplished was to make Hong Kongers look like rabid Chinese ultra-nationalist animals in the eyes of the world, thereby harming our economy, distracting the world's focus on our pro-democratic struggle, and sparking off a confrontation in the East China Sea that neither China nor Japan wants, but can't seem to find a realistic way out of.
maecheung
Yes, "Bull" Tsang just showed the world that Diayou Isles belong to the Japanese when he and his cohorts got arrested by the Japanese authorities. This Diayou issue needs dialogue, not protests.
jamesbone001
04022013 This is the pic of the Underwater States of Asia
This is the pic of the Underwater States of Asia (USA)
Named by himself as Pacific President came from the bottom of Pacific Ocean,
His name is One Bad American Misleading Asia (Obama)
Try to fool around Asia people by using his failure foreign policy to mess Asian One Bad American Messing Asia(Obama),
He has taking step to kill his country as One Bad American Murder America (Obama)
Also the internal affair of America he was a worst government as One Bad American Misgovern America (Obama)
jamesbone001
04112010 0915 hrs. HK Time
American Big Mouth always likes to become International Big Mouth over other country policy and internal affair.
The Latest IBM is ex-President Bill Clinton’s wife, who is an International Big Mouth with a Big Red Bloody Lips.
She knew that the America is losing face in Iraq with a shameful retreat and the losing hand in Afghanistan confrontations with possible another shameful retreat.
While she is in the Far East visit, she purposely blow her horn on other countries and hope to cause trouble in between countries or attempted to break countries good relationships in the Far East Region, so the America Government has the excuse to interfering in the Far East Region.
She knew the America does not have any trust by Asian Countries, so she want to get some Asian Leader to go along with her for a one night stand as she feel lonely while on oversea trips in the Far East.
CIA first sunk the South Korean War Ship in March made this another Tonkin Bay incident to fool around their own Citizen and the world, because they have to retreat from Iraq, a war they claim but in fact is a confrontation and they want to save the American Face from retreat from a war that there is no actual Regular Arm forces involve but lots of innocent civilian kill.
So they have excuse to build up more confrontation within South East Asia and hope to gain more weapon sale contract from these areas.
Secondly, BP is the biggest Oil Exploration Company in ....
jamesbone001
Secondly, BP is the biggest Oil Exploration Company in the world back-up by the British Government, one of their Rig is station in Gulf of Mexican, so they blow up the Rig, let the Crude oil drift toward the coast so American can claim all sorts of damages and make BP to pay of all damages, this is not a war but unrest for the American Citizen and the fishing industries.
Biggest Damages claims for this incident in US.
Thirdly use the mouth of the IBM (International Big Mouth) ex-Bill Clinton’s wife to announce all islands in South China Seas belong to no country in Vietnam visit.
This is a good excuse to make the countries unrest in the South China Seas Vicinity.
South China Seas is a very importing shipping route for Oil and Gas shipping from Middle East through Indian Ocean, Malacca Strait, Singapore up to South China Seas than through Bashi Channel into the Pacific Ocean heading for the West Coast of US. As well as Navy operation route.
If they don’t cause the unrest in South China Seas, they are unable to send their heavy equipments and supplies from West Coast to Middle East Region and via vase.
In this way, they have very good reasons to position their fleets in South China Seas to protect their own benefits of invading other countries in the Middle East, India Ocean and the East Coast of East African Countries.
In order to cause more unrest in the northeast part of China, use the incident of the sinking South Korean Warship as an excuse to create
jamesbone001
In order to cause more unrest in the northeast part of China, use the incident of the sinking South Korean Warship as an excuse to create Joint Navy exercise in the Yellow sea and the Sea of Japan, so they can position more firmly of placing their Navy in South Korea and prepare to make North Korea unhappy waiting for the first fire from the North, So they can start their war games in this areas.
jamesbone001
20092010 CIA first sunk the South Korean War Ship in March
CIA first sunk the South Korean War Ship in March made this another Tonkin Bay incident to fool around their own Citizen and the world, because they have to retreat from Iraq, a war they claim but in fact is a confrontation and they want to save the American Face from retreat from a war that there is no actual Regular Arm forces involve but lots of innocent civilian kill.
So they have excuse to build up more confrontation within South East Asia and hope to gain more weapon sale contract from these areas.
Secondly, BP is the biggest Oil Exploration Company in the world back-up by the British Government, one of their Rig is station in Gulf of Mexican, so they blow up the Rig, let the Crude oil drift toward the coast so American can claim all sorts of damages and make BP to pay of all damages, this is not a war but unrest for the American Citizen and the fishing industries.
Biggest Damages claims for this incident in US.
Thirdly use the mouth of the IBM (International Big Mouth) ex-Bill Clinton’s wife to announce all islands in South China Seas belong to no country in Vietnam visit.
This is a good excuse to make the countries unrest in the South China Seas Vicinity.
To be continue
jamesbone001
South China Seas is a very importing shipping route for Oil and Gas shipping from Middle East through Indian Ocean, Malacca Strait, Singapore up to South China Seas than through Bashi Channel into the Pacific Ocean heading for the West Coast of US. As well as Navy operation route.
South China Seas is also Rich in Oil and Natural Gas, this is why USA Government is always try to cause problems and trouble in this areas, so, they can get the country go alongside with The US Government for the future benefits of Oil and Gas stolen from these vicinity of South China Sea.
If they don’t cause the unrest in South China Seas, they are unable to send their heavy equipments and supplies from West Coast to Middle East Region and via vase.
In this way, they have very good reasons to position their fleets in South China Seas to protect their own benefits of invading other countries in the Middle East, India Ocean and the East Coast of East African Countries.
In order to cause more unrest in the northeast part of China, use the incident of the sinking South Korean Warship as an excuse to create Joint Navy exercise in the Yellow sea and the Sea of Japan, so they can position more firmly of placing their Navy in South Korea and prepare to make North Korea unhappy waiting for the first fire from the North, So they can start their war games in this areas.
AMERICA SHOULD FIRST SORT ITS INTERNAL BUSINESS AND SHOULD NOT CAUSE FURTHER PROBLEMS, TROUBLE IN THE FAR EAST REGION'S,
jamesbone001
21022013 現在只要抵制日貨 言之有理 傳出去 静勝之動

日本電視新聞消息:

日本 全日空,JAL兩家航空公司, 因為國人的抵制,由华赴日的機票,取消了20,000個座位,這個月。
兩家公司領導人在給日本政府施壓了。
日本最大的超市AEON,在华15家全部關閉,
7-11也大部分關閉,
LAWSON也大部分關閉,
Panasonic工廠關閉。
現在日本各大企業家正在給日本政府施壓。
這樣看來只要抵制真的一切OK。

請多宣傳,只要抵制,不要出格,這場戰爭將不戰而勝。
打仗對經濟發展的中國,會造成回落。
如果說日本與中國開戰,便宜的是美國。
因為美國的經濟在飛速倒退,十年之間,美國就會淪為二流國家。
如果說中國與日本開戰,美國支援日本,戰爭結束了,釣魚台掙到了,
接下來就要商討互相賠償的問題。

釣魚台是國人絕對不可以放棄的島嶼。
釣魚台是國家的咽喉。
船隻、軍艦、潛水艇要進入太平洋,必須經過釣魚台。
美國打算靠戰爭來解決他的危機。
中國做的就是派軍艦巡航,日本去船先警告、警告無用可以撞他。
絕對不開火!
十年中國等的起,美國等不起、日本更等不起!
現在只要抵制日貨,就是最好的行動,中國進出口對日本來說是一主要資金來源。

是华人,有正义感的,希望看後默默複製10份,發給群和好友。
美國與日本已經有資金進入中國 , 支援中國部分城市動亂 , 請善良的人民清醒 , 安定工作 , 不購日貨 , 我們唯一能做的便是在經濟戰算上一份子 , 不對同胞下手 , 不為難同胞 , 團結對外!

爱乡土的 , 請轉發... 理性有序才是震懾日本的最大力量,既表华人誓死捍衛
乡土的決心,又顯強大素質!
千萬不要過激,否則正中 美/日 下懷!
30年代日諜川島芳子曾假扮愛國青年鼓動國人殺人以便尋找藉口且得逞,今天等著
抹黑的人正四處尋找素材!
不內鬥 不跟員警衝突。
他們也是滿腔怒火 , 無奈職責所在!

不使用美國的蘋果5手機,世界華人團結起來拒絕蘋果5,直到光復釣魚台為止!

请轉发。
jamesbone001
Mr. Tsang is an CIA operative, everytime break the law of Hong Kong and protected by Bar Member those so called Civil party.
Any person on board vessel on ocean going must carry a seaman ID issued by local Mardep (Marine Department).
A fishing vessel crew also need fish man ID, port and custom clearance certificate from last port of call. all safety certificate should valid.
Big showtime in advance before departure, the Japanese Coast guard knew in advance they are coming for showtime not protecting the Island.
They are group of lackey working and paid by CIA and States Department through NGO in Hong Kong.

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