The organisers of Hong Kong’s annual Tiananmen Square vigil will dismiss staff amid what they say is increasing political pressure. Photo: Sam Tsang The organisers of Hong Kong’s annual Tiananmen Square vigil will dismiss staff amid what they say is increasing political pressure. Photo: Sam Tsang
The organisers of Hong Kong’s annual Tiananmen Square vigil will dismiss staff amid what they say is increasing political pressure. Photo: Sam Tsang

Hong Kong’s Tiananmen Square vigil organisers cite ‘obvious political repression’ in dismissing staff, halving size of committee

  • The 32-year-old group says it will continue on despite ‘drastic reduction’ to just seven committee members, three of whom are jailed
  • The Hong Kong Alliance in Support of Patriotic Democratic Movements of China has been under increasing pressure since June 4 vigil banned for second straight year

Topic |   June 4 vigil in Hong Kong
The organisers of Hong Kong’s annual Tiananmen Square vigil will dismiss staff amid what they say is increasing political pressure. Photo: Sam Tsang The organisers of Hong Kong’s annual Tiananmen Square vigil will dismiss staff amid what they say is increasing political pressure. Photo: Sam Tsang
The organisers of Hong Kong’s annual Tiananmen Square vigil will dismiss staff amid what they say is increasing political pressure. Photo: Sam Tsang
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