Monday, December 05, 2005

Hong Kong: Pro-Democracy Demonstration

Thousands people (60 thousands for the police, 250 thousands for the organizers) have joined a demonstration in Hong Kong calling for a fully-democratic political system in the Chinese autonomous territory. Here the video from BBC (via Gateway Pundit). Anson Chan, who was Tung's powerful head of the civil service for years, joined a pro-democracy march for the first time."I just feel there are moments in one's life when you have to stand up and be counted," she told reporters. Before the march, the catholic bishop of Hong Kong, Joseph Zen, invited the people to support the pro-democracy campaign.

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