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  1. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Likelihood of a 'mini-Tiananmen' worries government, Regina Ip says

    Posted Sep 29th 2014, 05:23am by Peter So

    ... Peter So peter.so@scmp.com Ip tells of worries about 'mini-Tiananmen' The potential for a "mini-Tiananmen" movement to evolve from pro-democracy class boycotts at local ... and self-determination," Ip said. "I think the worry on the part of the Hong Kong government is, what if it becomes a mini-Tiananmen? Who is behind it?" That movement 25 years ago was initiated ...

  2. News - China - CIVIL SOCIETY

    Activist lawyer vows to keep fighting for human rights

    Posted Aug 31st 2014, 04:49am by Verna Yu

    ... there is a price to pay. On the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen crackdown on June 4, the mainland law academic made an impassioned speech at the candlelight vigil in Hong Kong's Victoria Park, ... Verna Yu verna.yu@scmp.com Campaign for human rights and rule of law on mainland will not be defeated by crackdowns or defence of one-party rule, activist insists Teng Biao vows to keep ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    Pro-democracy bankers urge Xi Jinping against Tiananmen-style crackdown on Occupy Central

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 05:20pm by Phila Siu

    ... the financial sector have urged President Xi Jinping not to allow a crackdown on pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong like the one that brought an end to 1989’s protest camp in Tiananmen Square, ... honour ‘one country, two systems’ as prescribed in the Basic Law,” the letter in the International New York Times and The Wall Street Journal reads. “Don’t stage a Tiananmen crackdown in Hong ...

  4. News - China - DISSIDENTS

    Outspoken writer released after turning himself in over Tiananmen anniversary event

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 01:09pm by Andrea Chen

    ... social media account. An attempt to contact Hao yesterday by the Post yesterday was unsuccessful. Pu, who also was detained ahead of the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown ... Andrea Chen andrea.chen@scmp.com Novelist was in Australia when a private gathering in Beijing to mark the crackdown took place, but he wrote a statement of surrender for planning ...

  5. News - China - POLITICS

    Li Peng publishes his political memoir – but fails to cover his role in Tiananmen crackdown

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 01:12pm by Keith Zhai

    ... Keith Zhai keith.zhai@scmp.com Book penned by former premier, who is held responsible by many for crushing the pro-democracy demonstrations, only covers events up to 1983 Li Peng, the retired premier who played a key role in the bloody crackdown of Tiananmen Square protest 25 years ago, published his official memoir yesterday. The autobiography of the 85-year-old, which covers ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Move to condemn Tiananmen Square crackdown defeated in Legco

    Posted Jun 26th 2014, 04:05am by Tony Cheung

    ... Tony Cheung tony.cheung@scmp.com Move to condemn June 4 defeated A motion condemning the 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown was defeated in the Legislative Council last night. Pro-establishment lawmakers largely remained silent during the debate- the 15th time the motion has been tabled and defeated since 1999. The motion was tabled by lawmaker Lee Cheuk-yan, chairman of the Hong ...


    Beijing deports artist detained in Tiananmen anniversary crackdown

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 09:41am

    ... detained in Beijing ahead of the 25th anniversary of the June 4 Tiananmen Square crackdown arrived in Sydney on Tuesday after being deported. The government had said Australian citizen Guo Jian, ... after a profile of him appeared in the Financial Times detailing his participation in the democracy movement. Guo also may have angered authorities by creating a morbid diorama of Tiananmen ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - JUNE 4

    Sea of lights as ‘record crowd’ marks 25th anniversary of Tiananmen crackdown

    Posted Jun 04th 2014, 11:40pm by STAFF

    ... Staff Reporters Record crowd claimed as Hong Kong commemorates 25th anniversary of Tiananmen crackdown with calls for democracy and candles held high A sea of lights, a tide of emotion ... Tiananmen Square and other key locations were heavily guarded by police. Only a few family members of four of the victims killed in the 1989 crackdown were allowed to visit the Wanan Cemetery where ...


    Tiananmen leader Zhou Fengsuo vows solidarity after secret China trip

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 11:24am

    ... paid by the embassy. Zhou revealed that he had also visited China secretly on two other occasions since the Tiananmen crackdown. But he acknowledged that a future trip would prove more ... Agence France-Presse in Washington Activist returned from US without a visa for June 4 anniversary on 72-hour transit stop A top leader of the Tiananmen Square protests said he found ...

  10. News - China - DETENTIONS

    Artist Chen Guang detained for Tiananmen Square anniversary freed

    Posted Jun 14th 2014, 02:24pm by AP

    ... Soldier-turned-artist Chen Guang was released yesterday, more than a month after he was detained in Beijing ahead of the 25th anniversary of the military crackdown on pro-democracy protests, his friend said. Chen was among those detained by the government bent on preventing any commemoration of the suppression that took place in and around Tiananmen Square on June 3-4, 1989. Beijing does not allow ...




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