Hongkongers urged to find their own way to mark Tiananmen

Posted by on May 21, 2020 1:20 am
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Government accused of using coronavirus as a pretext to ban march on 4 June, the anniversary of the massacre

Organisers of Hong Kong’s Tiananmen Square vigil have urged people to “be water” and find their own ways to hold commemorations after coronavirus bans on gatherings were extended.

The annual event marking the 1989 brutal crackdown by the Chinese army on protesters is traditionally the largest and only authorised commemoration of the massacre anywhere in China.

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