Hong Kong Police Ban Tiananmen Massacre Vigil

Joseph B. Hash

HONG KONG—Police denied an software by organizers of an once-a-year candlelight vigil to commemorate the 1989 Tiananmen Sq. massacre, amid problems more than civil liberties following China stated it would impose nationwide-protection laws on the metropolis. Citing health problems and social-distancing restrictions to incorporate the Covid-19 pandemic, law enforcement stated […]

HONG KONG—Police denied an software by organizers of an once-a-year candlelight vigil to commemorate the 1989 Tiananmen Sq. massacre, amid problems more than civil liberties following China stated it would impose nationwide-protection laws on the metropolis.

Citing health problems and social-distancing restrictions to incorporate the Covid-19 pandemic, law enforcement stated in their letter of objection Monday that they could not make it possible for the vigil to be held this yr, and that any one who violated their decision could be subject matter to imprisonment and fines.

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