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    3 Jan 2011 列印 E-mail

    Category

       Constitutional Development

    Issue

    • Farewell to Uncle Wah

    News Content

    • Mr. Sezto Wah, a staunch defender of democracy, died at Prince of Wales Hospital at 12.56 pm yesterday after a severe fight with lung cancer.
    • Reverend Chu Yiu-ming said Uncle Wah’s last words to Hong Kong were ‘June 4 movement must be vindicated and we should hold on to the fight.
    • Uncle Wah had requested his body be cremated and half of the ashes be scattered over Hong Kong waters so they would return to the mainland. The rest would be scattered in a garden at Cape Collinson Crematorium.
    • Chief Executive Donald Tsang expressed his condolences to Szeto’s family and praised his support to the controversial 2012 constitutional reform package.
    • Although Wan Dan, one of the leading activists in the 1989 student movement in Beijing, has expressed his wish to attend Uncle Wah’s funeral, the Secretary for Security Ambrose Lee said it was unlikely Wong can enter Hong Kong.

    Questions

    • The news of Uncle Wah’s death has saddened the city. His death leaves Hong Kong in mourning.
    • Wong should not be denied entry to Hong Kong.