采访/陈汉 编辑/陈洁 后制/葛雷
Hong Kong People Taking Back their City and Spirit
It has now been two weeks since the Hong Kong democratic
movement for the genuine universal suffrage begun:
from the student strike on September 22 to the
The strong contrast between the students’ kindness and
the government violence has inspired many Hong Kong
and Hong Kong people living around the world to
give their support.
When Hong Kong Apple Daily reported, a Hong Kong
business woman, Miss Xie living in Tokyo, has been very
concerned about the Hong Kong situation.
September 28, she booked the return ticket immediately when
she saw the riot police fire tear gas at the peaceful students
She said it was the second time for her to leave business and
return to Hong Kong since the 1989 Chinese Communist Party
(CCP)’s massacre on June 4th.
Miss Xie spent six nights in the occupied locations.
Even the day she was about to fly back to Tokyo, she
stayed and encouraged the students to overcome power by
sincerity until 16:00 and returned home to pack.
The former stunt man Bobby whose legs were amputated because
of a car accident, supports the sit-in at Occupy Central position
almost every night.
It is said that Bobby is currently operating a snack bar in Mong
His business plummeted 50 percent because of Occupy Central
in Mong Kok.
However, he still strongly support Occupy Central because he
believes the democratic election is related to the next generation.
The chairman of Hong Kong Investment Rights Concern
Group, Lu Weiping: “they won’t be obstructive if their voice can
be heard or some place they can reason with.
As a parent, I strongly support the student movement and they
are very tired and subject to social attack under the sun and
It only temporarily affects the Hong Kong economy.
For the long-term more prosperous and democratic Hong Kong,
if they stand out and we should support them.
It’s only temporary with an affect on traffic. “
A caring Mom Anne, who can’t hold heavy weights because
of her right hand’s torn ligament, supports the students by
sending a pot of green beans in syrup every evening.
She told the media that she cried when she saw the police throw
tear gas on television; and decided to come to support the
She was deeply moved by the students’ peace, rational and
Lu Weiping: “the police are so rude to treat students with pepper
spray, and tear gas.
You have no reason to use pepper spray at people’s eyes after
they return because of your pat on their shoulder or taking off
This behavior is even darker than the underworld and that’s
why more people stand out."
A Hong Kong man Mr Feng set up tents in the middle of
Nathan Road and stayed several days since the students peacefully
occupied Mong Kok.
October 7th, he told the Radio Free Asia that he was fired due to
his participation in the Occupy Central; but he does not regret it.
Even if the Chinese military are here to disperse us, he would not
A superintendent recently uploaded a picture of tying
yellow ribbons on uniforms on FaceBook to show his support.
This superintendent said he is dissatisfied with the CCP National
People’s Congress’s perfunctoriness and Leung Chun-ying’s
He said that he would go to the rally if he were not in the police.
Hong Kong Ms. Tang said she has been supporting the students
since September 22.
Hong Kong Ms Tang: “our worst dissatisfaction is Leung
Chun-ying governing in the Communist Party mode by moving
mainland culture to Hong Kong including the Cultural Revolution.
How can we accept this culture without morality because Mao
Zedong made the Chinese people’s human nature bad?
We are all very clear how the CCP control and govern Tibet,
Xinjiang; and how they suppress the student movement.
So the whole Hong Kong people support (students). “
October 7, Taiwan Golden Horse Awards winner, Karena Lam
appeared at Queensway rally at Government Office with her
daughter to cheer up the people of Occupy Central;
plus she told her child the movement’s meaning.
She told Apple Daily that this makes her think about what
she can do for this city.
October 7, Hong Kong singer Denise Ho published an
article, “Do not let the children go home in defeat".
The article said: “stepping into the Admiralty, the most prominent
is not a celebrity or councilor, but some Moms sitting on the
a willing to stay Mom is a powerful boost in the environment
of 90% university students."
The article also said that, courage is not innate.
These post 90’s have been widely regarded as nothing.
But at this historic moment, they have such a strong will and
the courage to return the city’s long lost Hong Kong spirit.
Denise appealed we must make every effort to preserve
Interview/ChenHan Edit/ChenJie Post-Production/GeLei