I learned something new about Hong Kong this month: in this great city, in our law-abiding society, if you really must burn something, better that it be your neighbour's dog than the national flag.Thursday, 28 February, 2013, 3:37am 2 comments
A political activist was jailed for nine months for desecrating the national and Hong Kong flags in protest at mainland human rights abuses.
Koo Sze-yiu, 66, left court wearing a banner that read: "I am very honoured to be jailed for the third time." He told the Eastern Court: "For the political point of view, I must [desecrate the flags] … When I am released, I will do this again."8 Feb 2013 - 5:24am 3 comments