Detained Hong Kong activist says arrest meant to ‘frighten’
Hong Kong Tiananmen AnniversaryChow Hang Tung, Vice Chairperson of the Hong Kong Alliance in Support of the Democratic Patriotic Movements of China, holds placards after being released on bail at a police station in Hong Kong, Saturday, June 5, 2021. The placards read: “Innocent of candlelight, Tung Tung will return from victory.” (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
HONG KONG (AP) A Hong Kong activist was released Saturday after being detained on suspicion of publicizing a commemoration of China’s deadly crackdown in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square, and said her arrest was meant to have a chilling effect on marking the anniversary.
Chow Hang Tung had helped organize previous candlelight vigils on June 4, and her arrest Friday coincided with the 32nd anniversary of the Tiananmen crackdown in 1989.
“Somehow this prohibition on promoting an unlawful, prohibited assembly became a prohibition on promoting any remembrance of the June 4 massacre, in any form, in any place, hermes himalayan crocodile birkin with diamonds replica
in any format by anyone,” Chow told reporters after her release on bail Saturday.
She said those working to prevent the commemoration were covering “the crimes of the killers in 1989” and “helping and consolidating this unjust one party dictatorship.”
Chow is a key member of the Hong Kong Alliance in Support of Patriotic Democratic Movements of China, which has organized the annual vigil in the city Victoria Park. In recent days, she said she would still go to the park on her own, despite the ban, and urged others to light candles wherever they were.
Hundreds, if not thousands of people lost their lives when China’s military put down student led pro democracy protests in Tiananmen Square. China’s ruling Communist Party has never allowed public events on the mainland to mark the anniversary. Many dressed in black and used their phones flashlights instead of candles.
Across the city, street booths were also set up and small groups gathered in various locations to light candles. Friday. “Why do the people of the countryside not have the same ability to study as people in the cities, who have practically everything they need?,” Banda Medina, her father and mother family names, told from her adobe house in Puna. In a dramatic finish, with the Brumbies clinging to a two point lead, a Hurricanes try was disallowed because of a knock on in the lead up and fullback Jordie Barrett missed two potentially match winning penalties. The contentious decision to scrub out a decisive try came in the 73rd minute as the Hurricanes had begun to stretch a tiring Brumbies defense.
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