Greta Thunberg supports the release of 12 Hong Kong fugitives arrested in the Mainland-Sputnik News Agency

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Youth climate activist Greta Thunberg joined the ranks of international activists and politicians, demanding the release of 12 Hong Kong fugitives who were arrested at sea by mainland China while escaping Taiwan.

The Swedish environmentalist shared a picture of her holding a white board on Twitter, which read “#SAVE12HKYOUTHS (Save 12 Hong Kong Youth)”.

In his post, Thunberg wrote that “12 is not just a number”, and named three other young climate activists to join in solidarity with the man wanted by Hong Kong and detained in Shenzhen for allegedly committing crimes in anti-government protests last year. Group of people.

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Greta Thunberg supports the release of 12 Hong Kong fugitives arrested in the Mainland

According to an article in the South China Morning Post, the mainland judicial department officially approved the arrest of these 12 Hong Kong people on September 30. They were suspected of illegally crossing the border or organizing criminal activities across the border. They were trying to go to Taiwan by speedboat on August 23. Arrested at sea.

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