Tiananmen masses axed as crackdown memorials erased in Hong Kong as John Lee set to take charge

Once-packed candlelit vigils have been banned, a Tiananmen museum has been forced to close, and statues have been pulled down.

published on : 30th May 2022

The bulldozer in India reminiscent of the tank on Tiananmen Square

Tremors following an earthquake often cause more damage than the original shock.

published on : 1st May 2022

Hong Kong tycoon sentenced 13 months jail for Tiananmen vigil

Lai, the founder of the now-shuttered pro-democracy newspaper Apple Daily, has already been jailed for taking part in pro-democracy protests for which he will serve a total of 20 months.

published on : 13th December 2021

CPM's MV Govindan justifies China's 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre

The Chinese government successfully blocked it and paved the way towards socialist economic order,” he said. 

published on : 13th October 2021

Nine Hong Kong activists jailed over Tiananmen crackdown vigil

Police last year banned the annual vigil for the first time in three decades, citing public health risks from the coronavirus pandemic.

published on : 15th September 2021

Hong Kong Tiananmen vigil leaders charged with subversion

Police also Thursday had raided the closed June 4 museum, which was run by the alliance to commemorate the bloody Tiananmen Square crackdown in Beijing on June 4, 1989.

published on : 10th September 2021

Hong Kong activists plead guilty over unauthorised vigil

Prior to the ban, candlelight vigil event held on June 4 every year was attended by massive crowds and was the only large-scale public commemoration on Chinese soil of the 1989 crackdown in Beijing.

published on : 9th September 2021

Hong Kong police arrest defiant Tiananmen vigil leaders

The Hong Kong Alliance in Support of Patriotic Democratic Movements of China had openly challenged the enforcement of a 14-month-old national security law.

published on : 8th September 2021

Hong Kong police arrest Tiananmen vigil organisers

The alliance is one of several pro-democracy groups being investigated by the city's newly created national security unit.

published on : 8th September 2021

Group behind Hong Kong's Tiananmen vigil denies foreign ties

The annual candlelight vigil honors the students who died when China’s military violently suppressed massive pro-democracy protests in Beijing's Tiananmen Square on June 4, 1989.

published on : 5th September 2021