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Hong Kong protesters call for independence at Tiananmen vigil [Video]

Hong Kong protesters call for independence at Tiananmen vigil

Several hundreds of protesters gathered in Victoria Park, Hong Kong on Thursday (June 4) to commemorate the anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre. Towards the end of the vigil, a small group..

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Thousands descend onto Hong Kong's Victoria Park to remember Tiananmen Square massacre 31 years on [Video]

Thousands descend onto Hong Kong's Victoria Park to remember Tiananmen Square massacre 31 years on

Thousands of Hongkongers have descended on Victoria Park to remember the victims of the 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre. Footage captured on June 4 shows throngs of people attending the..

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Hong Kong passes controversial bill that outlaws insulting China's national anthem [Video]

Hong Kong passes controversial bill that outlaws insulting China's national anthem

Hong Kong's legislature has outlawed insulting China's national anthem just as activists planned to commemorate Beijing's 1989 Tiananmen Square Massacre despite a ban.View on euronews

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Zoom's crackdown on Chinese dissidents shows the price tech companies pay to operate in authoritarian countries (ZM)

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· Zoom on Thursday admitted that it closed user accounts and meetings meant to commemorate the Tiananmen Square massacre, after being asked by the Chinese government. · It announced a new policy, to..
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Zoom waffles on the fate of US-based Chinese activist’s account

Last week, Zoom closed a paid, US-based account after it hosted an event commemorating the 31st anniversary of the Tiananmen Square Massacre. The event spanned global borders, and some participants..
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Zoom Targets Activist Group That Held An Event Commemorating The Tiananmen Square Massacre: Report

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Hong Kong: thousands defy order to mark Tiananmen anniversary (CNA)

Thousands of demonstrators gathered in defiance of a government ban in Hong Kong to observe the anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre. The protest against Chinese repression comes during a..
Catholic Culture - Published Also reported by •CNA

Hong Kong passes bill making it a crime to disrespect China’s national anthem

Hong Kong passed a law Thursday making it a crime to disrespect China’s national anthem, but pro-democracy activists disregarded the new rules and proceeded to hold a candlelight vigil in Victoria..
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People In Hong Kong Defy Police Ban, Gather To Commemorate Tiananmen Victims

Hong Kong police had denied organizers permission to hold an annual rally commemorating the Tiananmen Square massacre victims. But few thousands of people have gathered anyway in defiance of the ban.
NPR - Published

Defiant Hongkongers Commemorate Tiananmen Square Massacre Despite Ban


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On The 31st Anniversary, Remembering The Tiananmen Square Massacre

Chinese troops opened fire on pro-democracy protesters in Beijing's Tiananmen Square. And as Hong Kong fights now to keep its limited autonomy, police ban the city's annual Tiananmen vigil.
NPR - Published Also reported by •Daily Caller

Hong Kong’s Tiananmen Square Massacre Vigil Banned Due to COVID-19 Restrictions

hong kong’s tiananmen square massacre vigil banned due to covid-19 restrictions
The Coronavirus pandemic has hit a stop button on the annual Tiananmen Square Massacre vigil which has been running for three decades. The vigil is to commemorate and remember the thousands of lives..
HNGN - Published

Hong Kong police cancel Tiananmen Square vigil

CNA Staff, Jun 1, 2020 / 10:00 am (CNA).- Hong Kong police have reportedly curtailed a vigil for the anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre, citing public health concerns. The cancellation of..
CNA - Published

Violence breaks out in Hong Kong over extradition bill debate

Barely one week after the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre, the world is starting to focus on another massive public protest by young people in China. This time it's in Hong Kong where..
CBS News - Published

How to make it in China

Over the summer, Austin Business Journal reporter Mike Cronin joined fellow journalists from Bloomberg, Forbes, National Public Radio and Quartz on a tour of China, which coincided with the 30th..
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Voices from Hong Kong: Lawmaker Caudia Mo

Claudia Mo is a former journalist who covered the 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre in Beijing. Since then she has become a popularly elected member of Hong Kong's legislature.
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Pelosi Accused of Applauding Hong Kong Violence Over Tiananmen Candle Vigil Praise  

pelosi accused of applauding hong kong violence over tiananmen candle vigil praise  
A Chinese official in Hong Kong directed his ire at Western politicians he claimed had “applauded violence as 'a beautiful sight to behold'.” He was citing Nancy Pelosi’s words, which did not..
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Li Peng, Chinese Premier Known As 'Butcher Of Beijing,' Dies At 90

History will likely judge that Li deserved his moniker for his role in the Tiananmen Square massacre. He appeared on television to declare martial law. After that, troops descended on protesters.
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30 Years After Tiananmen Square Massacre: Did the Chinese Gov’t Learn Its Lesson?

Tiananmen Square massacre protesters (left) (Photo by Lam Yik Fei/Getty Images) and (right) (Photo by Jessica Hromas/Getty Images)
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Tiananmen Square massacre recalled in Seattle, a city that welcomes China's leaders

Seattle, a city that has twice laid out the red carpet for China's paramount leaders, is scene of a small, moving protest on the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre.
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Anniversary of Tiananmen Square bloodshed marked in Westlake Park

Dozens of Seattle residents attended an event in Westlake Park to commemorate the anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre.
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Canada: Time for China to "break the silence" on Tiananmen

Canada's foreign minister says it's time for Beijing to "break the silence" on the Tiananmen Square massacre.
FOXNews.com - Published Also reported by •Seattle Times

'Tank Man' statue unveiled at DC Tiananmen rally

A foundation dedicated to memorializing victims of communism marked the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre by unveiling a statue of the iconic "Tank Man" during a rally in Washington,..
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30 Years After Tiananmen Square: The Deadly Truth About Communism

Tiananmen Square Massacre Protesters (left) (Photo by Lam Yik Fei-Getty Images) and (right) (Photo by Jessica Hromas-Getty Images)
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In China, a Reuters Partner Blocks Articles on Tiananmen Square Massacre

The 30th anniversary of the pro-democracy protests prompts a censorship wave in China. Refinitiv, a data company partly owned by Reuters, complies.
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Remembering the Tiananmen Square Massacre on it's 30th Anniversary

On June 4, 1989, Chinese troops opened fire on a crowd of student demonstrators in Beijing's Tiananmen Square.
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Looking back on the Tiananmen Square Massacre

On June 4, 1989, Chinese troops opened fire on a crowd of student demonstrators in Beijing's Tiananmen Square.
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Tiananmen Square protesters recount massacre 30 years later

The world is marking 30 years since the Tiananmen Square massacre in Beijing, when Chinese troops opened fire on pro-democracy demonstrations in 1989. Now, China has censored all mention of the..
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China blocks CNN’s website and Reuters stories about Tiananmen Square

CNN’s website is currently blocked in mainland China, after it published a story about today’s 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre as one of its top headlines. The site is usually..
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Pompeo blasts China on anniversary of Tiananmen Square massacre


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A look at the many ways China suppresses online discourse about the Tiananmen Square protests

Every year before the anniversary of the Tiananmen Square Massacre on June 4, the Chinese government begins to exert even more control over what information people can access online. This year is the..
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Twitter takes down ‘a large number’ of Chinese-language accounts ahead of Tiananmen Square anniversary

Twitter has suspended a large number of Chinese-language user accounts, including those belonging to critics of China’s government. It seems like a particularly ill-timed move, occurring just days..
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China still gets annoyed with images showing the famous Tiananmen Square 'Tank Man,' 30 years after he became a symbol of the government's brutality

china still gets annoyed with images showing the famous tiananmen square 'tank man,' 30 years after he became a symbol of the government's brutality
· *June 4, 2019, marks the thirtieth anniversary of the Chinese Communist Party's crackdown on Tiananmen Square, where thousands of people gathered to protest against the government.* · *Armed..
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