Lee Cheuk-yan (centre), chairman of the Alliance in Support of Patriotic Democratic Movements of China, is one of those facing prosecution over last week’s Victoria Park gathering. Photo: AFP

Tiananmen vigil organisers, media boss Jimmy Lai to be prosecuted on incitement charges over Victoria Park gathering, Hong Kong police source says

  • The case, which will go to court on June 23, stems from a crowd of thousands turning out in defiance of a ban on the yearly candlelight gathering
  • Police, meanwhile, mobilise 3,000 riot officers ahead of potential Friday protests marking force’s first use of tear gas on June 12 last year
Topic |   June 4 vigil in Hong Kong
Lee Cheuk-yan (centre), chairman of the Alliance in Support of Patriotic Democratic Movements of China, is one of those facing prosecution over last week’s Victoria Park gathering. Photo: AFP
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