A woman joins the vigil in Victoria Park marking the 31st anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown, despite a ban on the event. Photo: Sam Tsang A woman joins the vigil in Victoria Park marking the 31st anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown, despite a ban on the event. Photo: Sam Tsang
A woman joins the vigil in Victoria Park marking the 31st anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown, despite a ban on the event. Photo: Sam Tsang
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Peaceful vigils have their place in Hong Kong

  • The event may have been banned this year as a result of social-distancing rules, but as long as it and other gatherings do not pose a threat to public safety and order there is no reason they should not go ahead

A woman joins the vigil in Victoria Park marking the 31st anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown, despite a ban on the event. Photo: Sam Tsang A woman joins the vigil in Victoria Park marking the 31st anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown, despite a ban on the event. Photo: Sam Tsang
A woman joins the vigil in Victoria Park marking the 31st anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown, despite a ban on the event. Photo: Sam Tsang
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