29 May '11, 10am

Hundreds join \"Tiananmen rally\" in HK

Hundreds join \"Tiananmen rally\" in HK

HONG KONG: About 1,000 pro-democracy supporters marched in Hong Kong Sunday to call for justice for the victims of the bloody 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown in Beijing. The march came ahead of an annual candlelight vigil in Hong Kong on Saturday to mark the 22nd anniversary of the June 4 crushing of pro-democracy protests which is expected to draw thousands of people. The protesters, who were mostly clad in black and white as a sign of mourning, carried banners and placards as they marched from Victoria Park to the government offices watched by the police. Carrying a white three-metre (10-foot) tall "Goddess of Democracy" statue and a black makeshift coffin to honour those who died, they chanted slogans like "Justice for June 4" and "Return power to the people". "The truth of June 4 should be respected, the movement of June 4 should be vindicated," said Albert Ho, secreta...

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