Hong Kong activists clean Pillar of Shame in first Tiananmen commemoration event since national security law imposed


Opposition activists on Sunday held their annual ritual of washing the Pillar of Shame, a sculpture at the University of Hong Kong that commemorates the victims of the 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown in Beijing.It marked the start of a series of annual events as Hong Kong remembers June 4 for the first time since the central government imposed a national security law on the city last year.Sunday’s event was organised by the Hong Kong Alliance in Support of Patriotic Democratic Movements of…


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