The New Paper

June 4, 2021

Hong Kong police arrest organizer of annual candlelight vigil

Hong Kong police arrested an organizer of the city’s annual candlelight vigil that commemorates the Tiananmen Square massacre today (on the 32nd anniversary of China’s deadly 1989 crackdown on pro-democracy protesters) for promoting unauthorized assembly. Hong Kong banned the vigil (typically attended by tens of thousands of people) for a second year, citing coronavirus restrictions.
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