Despite his trial on Monday in Hong Kong, Benny Tai was kind enough to answer some questions written by DC Founder and Editor-in-Chief Adrian Tawfik to help inform our readers about what lies ahead.
Democracy Chronicles author Benny Tai emailed asking that we do our best to share this call for help. Benny and his friends will stand trial in Hong Kong on November 19.
I write not as an application for review by the HKU council. I have reasonable suspicion that the council has been politically infiltrated. I believe any request to review its own politically tainted decisions will not receive any impartial and fair treatment by the council.
All of a sudden, the idea of civil disobedience springs up. The thought of coercion by protest is then transformed. It now becomes an awakening movement in which participants are willing to shoulder any legal responsibility out of the spirit of self-sacrifice.