Students visit the June 4 Museum in Mong Kok on Monday ahead of the 30th anniversary of Tiananmen Square crackdown. Photo: Nora Tam

Hong Kong braces for big crowds and high emotions as June 4 vigil for Tiananmen crackdown coincides with anger over extradition proposal

  • Organisers expect as many as 180,000 people, equal to ‘peak levels’
  • June 4 Museum swamped with visitors – including many from the mainland
Topic |   Tiananmen Square crackdown 30th anniversary

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Students visit the June 4 Museum in Mong Kok on Monday ahead of the 30th anniversary of Tiananmen Square crackdown. Photo: Nora Tam
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US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. Photo: EPA-EFE

China hits back at ‘arrogant’ Mike Pompeo after US Secretary of State attacks at human rights record on Tiananmen anniversary

  • Pompeo’s criticisms of ‘dark chapter in history’ echoed by European diplomats who urge Beijing to allow its citizens to mark the occasion
  • China’s embassy in Washington claims human rights are in ‘best period ever’ after secretary of state’s attacks Beijing’s record to mark June 4 crackdown
Topic |   Tiananmen Square crackdown 30th anniversary

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US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. Photo: EPA-EFE
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