People raise their candles during a vigil at Victoria Park in Causeway Bay on June 4 to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown. Photo: Felix Wong

Hong Kong may be the new Tiananmen Square – the centre of the democratic movement in China

  • The 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown, rather than the extradition bill, may have triggered Hong Kong’s protests
  • Beijing has underestimated the protesters’ resolve and failed to fully understand their motives
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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People raise their candles during a vigil at Victoria Park in Causeway Bay on June 4 to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown. Photo: Felix Wong
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