Crowds hold up their candles at the 2019 June 4th Candle Light Vigil, marking the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown in 1989, in Victoria Park. Photo: James Wendlinger Crowds hold up their candles at the 2019 June 4th Candle Light Vigil, marking the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown in 1989, in Victoria Park. Photo: James Wendlinger
Crowds hold up their candles at the 2019 June 4th Candle Light Vigil, marking the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown in 1989, in Victoria Park. Photo: James Wendlinger
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Those who wish to mark June 4 lawfully in Hong Kong should be reassured

  • With the candlelight vigil marking the Tiananmen crackdown banned for the second year running and the national security law having a wider effect, the Hong Kong government should clarify the legal position of the event, so the public is clear on what is permitted and what is not

Crowds hold up their candles at the 2019 June 4th Candle Light Vigil, marking the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown in 1989, in Victoria Park. Photo: James Wendlinger Crowds hold up their candles at the 2019 June 4th Candle Light Vigil, marking the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown in 1989, in Victoria Park. Photo: James Wendlinger
Crowds hold up their candles at the 2019 June 4th Candle Light Vigil, marking the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown in 1989, in Victoria Park. Photo: James Wendlinger
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