» 06/11/2012, 00.00
HONG KONG - CHINA
More than 25 thousand in Hong Kong march to demand an investigation into the death of Li Wangyang
Even a pro-Beijing deputy demands inquiry into death. According to the Chinese authorities, the Tiananmen dissident, now blind and deaf from torture in prison, "committed suicide". Two days ago he was cremated and buried. One demonstrator: Attempts to stiffle the democratic movement just like 23 years ago in Tiananmen.
02/07/2008 HONG KONG - CHINA
July 1 march less numerous, but still preoccupying for Beijing
About 48,000 people braved the heat of Hong Kong to call for human rights at the Olympics, to criticise the policies of the government of Donald Tsang, to express concern over inflation. Vice-president Xi Jinping postpones his arrival in the territory by one week.
28/06/2004 hong kong - china
Beijing tones down its rhetoric ahead of July 1
Even pro-Democracy advocates seek dialogue with the government and with Beijing
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.
06/12/2005 HONG KONG - CHINA
Chinese premier "concerned" after Hong Kong march
Currently on an official visit in Paris, Wen Jiabao expressed hope that development in Hong King "and eventual universal suffrage" can be reached "through the law". The Chinese media did not cover the demonstration at all.
01/07/2004 HONG KONG CHINA
Pro-Democracy Rally Shakes Up Hong Kong and China
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