People holding candles during the June 4 candlelight vigil at Victoria Park last year. Photo: K.Y. Cheng

Legco votes down pan-democrats’ motion to commemorate the 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown

  • The motion, tabled by Democratic Party chairman Wu Chi-wai, was defeated 28 to 23 with nine abstentions, the 19th time it has been tabled and rejected since 1999
  • Wu said the pro-democracy camp would persist to ensure the crackdown is not forgotten
Topic |   Tiananmen Square crackdown

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People holding candles during the June 4 candlelight vigil at Victoria Park last year. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
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