Thousands gather at Victoria Park in 2019 for the city’s annual vigil marking the 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown. Photo: Robert Ng Thousands gather at Victoria Park in 2019 for the city’s annual vigil marking the 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown. Photo: Robert Ng
Thousands gather at Victoria Park in 2019 for the city’s annual vigil marking the 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown. Photo: Robert Ng

Coronavirus: Hong Kong Tiananmen vigil organisers accuse officials of using pandemic as excuse to ban June 4 event

  • One member of the organiser’s leadership says the government is using the pandemic to ‘suppress’ protest and assembly rights
  • But pro-establishment politician Regina Ip says police made the right call, and ‘acted in accordance with the law’

Topic |   Tiananmen Square crackdown
Thousands gather at Victoria Park in 2019 for the city’s annual vigil marking the 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown. Photo: Robert Ng Thousands gather at Victoria Park in 2019 for the city’s annual vigil marking the 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown. Photo: Robert Ng
Thousands gather at Victoria Park in 2019 for the city’s annual vigil marking the 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown. Photo: Robert Ng
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