Hong Kong locks down Tiananmen vigil park amid tight security

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    For the first time since the 1989 #massacre, there will be no formal vigils in the Chinese-speaking world to mark the events of #Tiananmen Square 32 years ago, when #China used tanks and soldiers to crush protests by unarmed pro-democracy #activists. In Hong Kong, many are turning to social media to bypass a ban on public gatherings, quietly determined to ensure those gunned down are not forgotten. FRANCE 24’s Oliver Farry says.

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