Hong Kong is now known the world over as the host, on Chinese soil, of the biggest June 4 commemorative event. If the vigil is to be observed by future generations, it is to be hoped that it is transformed sooner or later into a celebration of vindication and patriotism.
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There is every reason why Beijing must revisit its Tiananmen Square verdict

  • Much has changed in the 30 years since a bloody military crackdown on a democracy protest led by students in Tiananmen Square shocked the world, but in failing to recognise the patriotism of the movement the country has still not emerged fully from this dark chapter in its history

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Hong Kong is now known the world over as the host, on Chinese soil, of the biggest June 4 commemorative event. If the vigil is to be observed by future generations, it is to be hoped that it is transformed sooner or later into a celebration of vindication and patriotism.
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