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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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The emphatic nature of Justin Trudeau’s disavowal of a prisoner swap with China to free two Canadian detainees should not build expectations of a more combative approach by Ottawa. Nobody inside..
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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 plans new blocking features to comply with requests from Chinese government

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Zoom says it’s working on new features that will allow it to block users based on their geographical location after admitting it recently suspended three user accounts based in Hong Kong and the US..
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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 Autonomy And The National People’s Congress – Analysis

By Jocelyn Chey* Hong Kong’s future is gloomy, but it should not be written off yet. It plays a vital role in the interface between the China and the rest of the world. Its future is not and..
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Eastern promise? As political turmoil sweeps Hong Kong what life is like for Northern Ireland people who have set up home there

eastern promise? as political turmoil sweeps hong kong what life is like for northern ireland people who have set up home there
Hong Kong is back in the headlines as tens of thousands of demonstrators in the former British colony defied a ban to hold a mass vigil for the victims of the 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre in Beijing..
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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..
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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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US Accuses China Of Breaking Democracy Pledge For Hong Kong

By Nike Ching and Ken Bredemeier The United States accused China on Thursday of breaking its commitment for democracy in Hong Kong, hours after the city’s legislature passed a law making it a..
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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.
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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

Will Hong Kong's democracy movement survive?

Annual Tiananmen Square massacre vigil banned as mainland China tightens grip on territory.
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Hong Kong protesters defy ban to mark Tiananmen massacre

Despite a ban on the annual vigil to mark the Tiananmen Square Massacre, thousands have marked the event in Hong Kong and Taiwan. Protesters used the commemoration to show their ongoing resistance to..
Deutsche Welle - Published

Hong Kong Makes It Illegal To Insult China's National Anthem

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Watch VideoHong Kong's legislature approved a bill Thursday that makes it illegal to insult China's national anthem. Pro-democracy lawmakers attempted to disrupt the proceedings, and most didn't..
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Defiant Hongkongers Commemorate Tiananmen Square Massacre Despite Ban


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Hong Kong parliament votes for national anthem bill despite protests

Pro-democracy lawmakers attempted to disrupt a debate on a controversial bill involving China's national anthem. The vote passed on the anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre.
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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.
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Tiananmen Square massacre: Who was the Tank Man and how is he being remembered today?

As many as 10,000 student pro-democracy activists killed by People's Liberation Army on horrific day of bloodshed long since hushed up by China's authoritarian government
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Hong Kong Catholic official says Masses will mark Tiananmen anniversary

Hong Kong, citing concerns over COVID-19, has not granted permission for the annual public commemoration of the Tiananmen Square massacre, but a Catholic official said people will still be marking..
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'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.
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The end of freedom of expression in Hong Kong

Just before the 31st anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre, a new struggle for freedom is raging in Hong Kong. Writers and journalists fear censorship by the Chinese security law.
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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.
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Resurfaced Trump interview about Tiananmen Square massacre shows what he thinks of protests

'It was a horrible thing. It doesn't mean at all I was endorsing it'
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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..
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Hong Kong Won't Hold Tiananmen Square Vigil For First Time In 30 Years

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Watch VideoFor the first time in three decades, an annual vigil for victims of the Tiananmen Square massacre will not be held in Hong Kong this year. Hong Kong police said the decision to cancel was..
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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..
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Australia’s Beef With China: Turning Into More Than Just A Trade Spat – Analysis

While there is growing pressure in Australia for a hard-line approach to Beijing’s retaliation against Canberra’s calls for an investigation into the origins of the Covid-19 pandemic, the country,..
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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

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.
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Get ready for the Warring Twenties

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The world’s China delusion is over. For three decades, the global elite has assured us that China’s rise to great-power status was “peaceful.” But great powers rarely rise peacefully, and..
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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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Hong Kong’s 2019 Turmoil: A Dismal Future? – Analysis

As Hong Kong’s political crisis deepens, what are the options open to Beijing and what are the priority issues for the Hong Kong leadership? By KB Teo* The turmoil currently sweeping Hong Kong..
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Storyville, Tiananmen: The People v the Party, review: Shows there's so much more to the Tiananmen Square massacre

This thought-provoking documentary charts the final days of the 1989 Tiananmen Square democracy demonstration using eyewitness accounts, leaked secret documents and footage
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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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