All staff in the headquarters and institutions of the Correctional Services Department observed a one-minute silence at 9.30am today (April 21) to express their condolences for earthquake victims in Yushu, Qinghai.
In Stanley Prison, more than a hundred Correctional officers, doctors and new recruits from the Staff Training Institute gathered to mourn.
Activities and prison labour were suspended during the one-minute silence and persons in custody participated in the mourning on a voluntary basis.
Ends/Wednesday, April 21, 2010
Issued at HKT 12:51
Correctional officers observing a one-minute silence in Stanley Prison.
Persons in custody in Stanley Prison also participate in the mourning.