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Hong Kong Remembers Tiananmen Square Protests

Hundreds of thousands of Hong Kong residents gathered a few days early to mark the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square pro-democracy protests on June 4, 1989, crushed with deadly force by Chinese troops. The protests were a watershed for Hong Kong, which in 1989 was just eight years away from returning to China after 150 years as a British colony. To this day, Hong Kong is the only place in China where the events of 1989 are publicly remembered.   In 1989, poet Meng...

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