National security law: with members behind bars or facing jail, Hong Kong June 4 vigil organisers weigh uncertain future

For the past 30 years, Hong Kong lawyer and veteran pan-democrat Albert Ho Chun-yan has spent every May preparing for the candlelight vigil marking the anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown in Beijing on June 4, 1989.This year, he is busy with something else.“I have to prepare for my imprisonment by transferring some of my court cases to others, as this year I will probably spend my June 4 in jail,” he said.Ho is vice-chairman of the Hong Kong Alliance in Support of Patriotic Democratic…

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