Hong Kong Alliance

Tiananmen vigil is no place for teens to party; these heroes died

I would like to give some opinion about the June 4 vigil, especially on the teenaged participants.

Thursday, 14 June, 2012, 12:00am

Putting up statue a safety risk, court told

As the government sees it, activist Li Yiu-kee ignored public safety when he erected artwork weighing hundreds of kilograms in Times Square last year without a licence.

But Li's lawyer argued yesterday it is the places of public entertainment law - which Li is accused of breaking - that ought to be on trial.

12 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

'Goddess' statue ruled out for liaison office

An attempt to remind Beijing of the sacrifices made by democracy activists in 1989 may have been thwarted. Police have refused to allow the replica Goddess of Democracy statue to be placed in front of the central government's Hong Kong liaison office.

11 Apr 2009 - 12:00am

Hunger strike highlights plight of mainland dissidents

Forty local and overseas members of a democracy support group started a 24-hour hunger strike at midday yesterday to highlight the problems civil rights movements and activists face on the mainland, including official suppression.

1 Jan 2007 - 12:00am

Vigil veteran has staged last sit-in

Angel Leung Fung-kwan had only weeks to live before stomach cancer claimed her, but she was determined to attend this Sunday's candle-light vigil. A volunteer with the Hong Kong Alliance in Support of Patriotic Democratic Movements in China since its inception in 1989, she had been to the vigil every year to honour the students killed in the Tiananmen crackdown.

1 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

June 4 rally to focus on human rights

Alliance hopes to boost civic knowledge as a way of promoting democracy

The June 4th anniversary rally this year will pay tribute to the movement to protect human rights on the mainland.

15 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

Insurance secured for June 4 protest

Organisers of Sunday's events to mark the 15th anniversary of the June 4 Tiananmen crackdown yesterday secured insurance cover.

28 May 2004 - 12:00am

Park revamp threatens June 4 vigil

Commemoration of the June 4 Tiananmen Square massacre in Victoria Park this year may be hit by renovations starting in April.

Two of the six soccer pitches will be closed until September as part of the long-delayed project to upgrade the park's facilities.

A Legco subcommittee on public works projects approved the $256 million funding last week.

23 Feb 2000 - 12:00am

Soccer games will hamper June 4 art fair

VISITORS to an art fair next week commemorating the 10th anniversary of the June 4 massacre will be able to make their own souvenirs.

But the fair will be held at a venue believed to be only one-sixth the size of what the organisers - the Hong Kong Alliance in Support of the Patriotic Democratic Movement - applied for.

23 May 1999 - 12:00am

Democracy rally in park turned down

The first post-handover rally for democracy suffered a setback yesterday when an Urban Council committee voted down the use of the Victoria Park bandstand as its assembly point on July 1.

Filed by the Hong Kong Alliance in Support of the Patriotic Democratic Movement in China, the application was defeated by 13 votes to 11 at the recreation committee meeting.

12 Jun 1997 - 12:00am

Claims of stranded dissidents rejected

The group arranging for stranded dissidents to leave the territory yesterday hit out at claims that they had been denied a helping hand.

Of 50 dissidents awaiting resettlement in January, 21 had gone to America or Europe and another 20 would be leaving shortly, according to the Hong Kong Alliance in Support of Patriotic Democratic Movement in China.

27 May 1997 - 12:00am

Alliance prospers

The Hong Kong Alliance in Support of the Patriotic Democratic Movement in China made its largest profit to date from sales at the Lunar New Year flower market.

20 Feb 1997 - 12:00am

Democracy group aiming for post-97 survival

A PRO-DEMOCRACY group which China has vowed to outlaw is gearing up to ensure its survival after 1997.

The Hong Kong Alliance in Support of Patriotic Democratic Movement in China, which was formed in 1989, has been branded subversive by Beijing.

Its 20-member standing committee is to meet on January 9 to discuss the way forward.

27 Dec 1995 - 12:00am