Wednesday, August 9, 2017
This Day in 1989: March 4, 1991, Three Hong Kong "Yellow Bird" Sentenced
On March 4, 1991, Guangdong Province Intermediate People's Court sentenced Lo Hoi-sing (罗海星) and Lai Pui-shing (黎沛成) to five years and Li Lung-hing (李龙庆) to four years. The three Hong Kong residents were parts of the "Operation Yellow Bird," an organized attempt to rescue 1989 movement leaders from mainland. They were caught during a failed attempt to extract Chen Zimin and Wang Juntao.