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CHINA - HONG KONG
Card. Zen: 20 years on from Tiananmen, Deng is dead: it's time to change the Chinese dictatorship
The Archbishop emeritus of Hong Kong says it's time to criticise Deng Xiaoping for his responsibility for the massacre. June 4th 1989, marks the moment when love and patriotism for China blossomed in the hearts of the people of Hong Kong. Using the recent economic progress as a justification of the massacre “is nonsense”.
01/06/2009 HONG KONG – CHINA
Thousands march in Hong Kong to remember Tiananmen
Last year there was one thousand, this year there were 8 thousand. Many are expected to turn out for the Victoria Park vigil on June 4th. Xiong Yan, the leader of Tiananmen, now in exile in the USA, got his visa a day before, after a series of rejections. Some students from China present. Hong Kong is the only place on Chinese soil where Tiananmen is publicly commemorated.
03/06/2008 HONG KONG - CHINA
March for Tiananmen victims recalls Sichuan casualties
The organisers of the demonstration arranged for the observance of a minute of silence in tribute to the victims of the earthquake that struck China. Chanting and singing suspended, while the proceeds of the traditional gathering of funds will be given to the Red Cross, working in the area of the tragedy.
15/06/2009 HONG KONG – CHINA
From Tiananmen to the July 1st march: youth participation on the rise
A big turnout of youth for the June 4th Hong Kong vigil, also to show that economic growth must not cloud “recognition of heritage and respect for the truth”. For the traditional July 1st pro-democracy march over 100 thousand people are anticipated, also to contest the Chief executive Tsang.
06/06/2017 13:48:00 HONG KONG – CHINA
Christians pray for democracy in China, dedicate Pentecost to the victims of Tiananmen
At least a thousand Catholics and Protestants took part in the rally before joining the Victoria Park vigil. For Auxiliary Bishop Joseph Ha, the commemoration makes it possible to see God's love and hope in the events of China and Hong Kong. Justice, freedom, democracy, human dignity, and peace are the values of the Kingdom of God.
05/06/2017 09:20:00 HONG KONG-CHINA
Estimated 110,000 people attend Tiananmen vigil in Victoria Park
Fewer than last year following break away of young "localists" from commemoration and the pressure to not anger Beijing. The testimony of Ge Guirong, one of the "Tiananmen Mothers". The prayer time of Catholics before the vigil. The unauthorized march of "localists".
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