Videoconference company Zoom suggested it had closed down the account in the US because participants had broken “local laws”. Photo: Bloomberg
Videoconference company Zoom suggested it had closed down the account in the US because participants had broken “local laws”. Photo: Bloomberg

Zoom closes account of US-based Chinese dissidents after Tiananmen conference

  • Participants joined Zoom meeting from China to listen to testimonies of people targeted in 1989’s bloody June 4 crackdown on pro-democracy protesters
  • Days later, the paid Zoom account the group set up for the event had been disabled, says activist Zhou Fengsuo

Videoconference company Zoom suggested it had closed down the account in the US because participants had broken “local laws”. Photo: Bloomberg
Videoconference company Zoom suggested it had closed down the account in the US because participants had broken “local laws”. Photo: Bloomberg
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