segunda-feira, 6 de junho de 2016

Macau and Hong Kong mark Tiananmen massacre

During the demonstration, 10 people were detained by police after they shouted slogans to defend the independence of the former British colony.

In Macao, hundreds of people attended a vigil in honor of the victims.

MT anacrose Macau marked the Tiananmen anniversary too <a href=""></a><p>â€" Zach Coleman (ZColemanHK) June 5, 2014

Hong Kong and Macau are the only two territories in China where it is allowed to publicly mark the crackdown that took place on June 4, 1989 at Tiananmen Square in Beijing.

Almost th ree decades, the Communist regime continues to prohibit any mention of the subject in the media and on the Internet. Also in schools the subject is taboo.

CHINA â€" Commemoration in Hong Kong of the bloody Tiananmen Square crackdown in 1989. By AntAFP <a href="">#AFP</a> <a href=""></a><p>â€" AFP Photo Department (AFPphoto) June 4, 2016

Second Chinese organizations defending human rights, six activists, including the poet Liang Taiping, are trapped since Thursday for participating in a private ceremony of tribute to the victims.

The June 4, 1989 at Tiananmen Square in Beijing, the Chinese army advanced with tanks to disperse peaceful protests. There is no official number of dead. Some estimates point to thousands of deaths.

China wants you to forget the Tiananmen democracy protests. HRW reports help you remember: <a href=""></a> <a href=""></a><p>â€" Kenneth Roth (KenRoth) June 4, 2016

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