Tiananmen anniversary marked by crackdown, Hong Kong vigil ban

[ad_1] BEIJING: China tightened controls over dissidents while pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong and elsewhere sought ways to mark the 31st anniversary Thursday of the crushing of the pro-democracy movement centered on Beijing’s Tiananmen Square. That came after authorities in Hong Kong took the extraordinary move of canceling an annual candlelight vigil in the semi-autonomous … Read more Tiananmen anniversary marked by crackdown, Hong Kong vigil ban