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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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Police pepper spray Hong Kongers defying ban to mark anniversary of Tiananmen Square massacre

Police have pepper-sprayed some Hong Kongers who defied a ban to stage candlelight rallies in memory of China's bloody 1989 Tiananmen Square democracy crackdown.
SBS - Published Also reported by •Brisbane TimesSydney Morning HeraldThe Age

'A symbol of everything': Tiananmen vigils also for HK future

Vigils worldwide to remember the Tiananmen Square massacre will also reflect on Hong Kong's future and pay tribute to those who have died from COVID-19.
Brisbane Times - Published Also reported by •Sydney Morning HeraldThe Age

Loudest voice of retribution and violence is Trump's

On the eve of the Tiananmen Square massacre anniversary, we are watching the US deteriorate from a COVID-19 clown show to something far more dismal.
Sydney Morning Herald - Published

Tiananmen Square vigil unlikely after Hong Kong extends coronavirus restrictions

An annual vigil for the Tiananmen Square massacre will likely not happen for the first time in 30 years after Hong Kong extended its coronavirus distancing measures.
SBS - Published

Call for Hong Kongers to be given permanent protection in Australia

The Greens are calling on the government to grant Hong Kongers in Australia permanent protection, just as Bob Hawke did for Chinese people after the Tiananmen Square massacre.
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Hong Kong vigils for the Tiananmen square massacre

The moving commemoration of the Tiananmen Square massacre draws nearly 200,000 people to Hong Kong’s Victoria Park.
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Tiananmen Square massacre: The faces of the people holding the Chinese government to account

Hundreds of thousands of people gathered in Hong Kong’s Victoria Park to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre. Here are some of their stories:
SBS - Published

Hong Kong vigil marks Tiananmen tragedy

Tens of thousands have gathered in Hong Kong to mark the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre.
SBS - Published

Tiananmen vigil in HK, Beijing in lockdown

As thousands joined a vigil in Hong Kong to mark the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre, Beijing tightened security and censored the internet.
SBS - Published

Thirty years on: How the Tiananmen Square massacre unfolded

Three decades have passed since Chinese authorities fired indiscriminately at student protesters in Beijing. This is what happened in the lead up to 4 June 1989.
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Australia queries human rights in China

Thirty years on from the Tiananmen Square massacre, the Australian government says it continues to be concerned about freedom of expression in China.
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Hawke 'sparked movement' after Tiananmen

A survivor of the 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre says Bob Hawke's decision to allow Chinese students to stay in Australia sparked a worldwide movement.
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China has erased collective memories of the Tiananmen Square massacre

For the many thousands of people who lived through the Tiananmen Square massacre and see the party-state that used such violence not only secure but fully part of the international system, a true..
Brisbane Times - Published Also reported by •Sydney Morning HeraldThe Age

The truth on the Tiananmen Square massacre must be spoken

Lecturing China about the past is a delicate business. The best approach is to appeal to the desire for human dignity that is part of any country's history.
The Age - Published

Artist hopes massacre mural will get Chinese tourists asking questions

A Chinese-Australian artist marks the Tiananmen Square Massacre 30th anniversary with a Hosier Lane mural and features in a new documentary.
Brisbane Times - Published Also reported by •Sydney Morning HeraldThe Age

Chinese warships arrive in Sydney Harbour for stopover

The visit comes just 24 hours before the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre.
Brisbane Times - Published Also reported by •Sydney Morning HeraldThe Age