The organiser of Hong Kong’s annual Tiananmen crackdown vigil is seeking special dispensation for the event to go ahead amid the pandemic. Photo: Sam Tsang
The organiser of Hong Kong’s annual Tiananmen crackdown vigil is seeking special dispensation for the event to go ahead amid the pandemic. Photo: Sam Tsang

Hong Kong protests: opposition group urges city’s No 2 official to exempt it from Covid-19 social-distancing rules for Tiananmen vigil

  • Organiser of city’s annual June 4 vigil points to improvement in pandemic situation in letter to Chief Secretary Matthew Cheung
  • One member, however, notes that if police ban the gathering for reasons other than social-distancing, there is little Cheung can do

The organiser of Hong Kong’s annual Tiananmen crackdown vigil is seeking special dispensation for the event to go ahead amid the pandemic. Photo: Sam Tsang
The organiser of Hong Kong’s annual Tiananmen crackdown vigil is seeking special dispensation for the event to go ahead amid the pandemic. Photo: Sam Tsang
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