The Hong Kong Garrison of the Chinese People’s Liberation Arm
y (PLA) held national flag-raising ceremonies at its barracks Friday morning.
The flags we?乐动英超419论坛女神会所re raised at around 7 am simultaneously at the b
arracks of the garrison, which completed its 22nd rotation Thursday.
“The national flag is a national symbol. Safeguarding the national flag is safeguardi
?乐动英超419论坛ng the country and the people,” said Chen Yiyue, political instructor of a company of the garrison. “W
e will resolutely fulfill the sacred duties entrusted by the Party and the people.”
A man who stabbed to death his high school classmate, who was a postgra?乐动英超419论坛女神会所
duate at the Chinese Academy of Sciences, in Beijing about a year ago was sentenced to death on Friday.
The Beijing No 1 Intermediate People’s Court pronounced the capital punis
hment sentence to Zhou Kaixuan for the crime of intentional homicide after it heard the case on May 24.?乐动英超419论坛
According to the ruling, Zhou and the victim, Xie Diao, were classmates in a Chongq
ing high school. They quarreled when attending a class reunion party in their hometown in January 2016.
?乐动英超419论坛Due to the grudge, Zhou killed Xie in Beijing in June last year by stabbing Xie in the back
and chest with a knife he’d been carrying. “Although the defendant turned himself over to police, we didn’t de
cide to leniently penalize him for his extremely cruel behaviors,” the court added in the ruling.?乐动英超419论坛女神会所
Wang Zhiyuan, Zhou’s lawyer, said he will ask his client whether to appeal to a hig
her court, as Zhou did not show any emotion after the judgment was announced.
?乐动英超419论坛Standing behind Zhou in the courtroom’s public gallery, Xie’s mother began
crying when she heard the sentence. Xie’s father, Xie Zhonghua, told China Daily tha
t he and his wife were satisfied with the ruling, even though their son will never come back.?乐动英超419论坛
“The judgment was made in line with the law, and Zhou deserved such a penalty,”
Xie Zhonghua said. Last year he took to the streets and publicized the case to get justic?乐动英超419论坛女神会所
e in the city. “So far, Zhou has not apologized to our child, let alone our family,” he said.