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Why Tiananmen Square protests still cast shadow over Hong Kong politics after 30 years

  • Scale and nature of crackdown changed everything for Hong Kong, ending talk of developing democracy, and an open election of city’s leader
  • Differences between Beijing and Hong Kong’s pan-democratic camp might have been gradually settled, if not for June 4, academic says
Topic |   Tiananmen Square crackdown 30th anniversary
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