Taiwan deports Chinese tourist for vandalism at National Taiwan University
Chinese visitor, who was simply filmed tearing down a display, referred to as Lennon Wall, setup at National Taiwan University (NTU) for folks to talk about their views on the Hong Kong protests, was arrested and you will be deported to China on a charge of vandalism back. Taiwanese authorities announces that the tourist will undoubtedly be denied entry to the united states for 5 years also.
An NTU student captured the 30-year-old male suspect, Li, on video tearing messages and posters from the Lennon Wall on school grounds. His female Chinese companion looked on but had not been arrested since she hadn’t participated in the defacement.
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On its Facebook page, the National Taiwan University Student Association (NTUSA) posted a video showing a Chinese man tearing down signs on a Lennon Wall on the college’s campus. In the description, NTUSA wrote that at 10:45 a.m. morning that, a male Chinese tourist was seen ripping off signs from the Lennon Wall create by the student organization at the initial Student Activity Center while a lady Chinese companion looked on.
Police received a written report of the incident and dispatched officers to find the suspect immediately. They found the suspect soon, a 30-year-old surnamed Li, and took him into custody.
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According to the Da’an Precinct of the Taipei Police Department, Li said he acted on impulse when he found the pro-Hong Kong posters while touring the campus. On Tuesday that security footage showed Li headed right to the Lennon Wall the authorities said, rendering it likely the act have been planned by him.
NTU said the Lennon Wall is established for people to talk about their views on the Hong Kong protests. Even though campus is really a haven for freedom of speech, Li’s behavior violated others’ to freely go to town.
Prior to the incident, similar acts of vandalism occurred at National Tsing Hua University also, National Taiwan University of Arts, and National Sun Yat-sen University.
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