Hong Kong police rejected an application for an annual candlelight vigil marking the anniversary this week of the 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown, as residents rushed to apply for passports that could allow them to move to the United Kingdom.
By Zen Soo, Associated Press
Tuesday marked 30 years since China's military suppressed a pro-democracy demonstration in Tiananmen Square with deadly force. But today, Chinese authorities made sure everything was normal at the site of the massacre. Remember the NewsHour's coverage of the tragedy, as…
Hong Kong is the only region under Beijing's jurisdiction that holds significant public commemorations of the 1989 crackdown and memorials for its victims.
By Violet Law, Alice Fung, Associated Press
More than 2,000 people marched in Hong Kong on Sunday to mark 30 years since a pro-democracy protest in Beijing's Tiananmen Square ended in bloodshed.
By Katie Tam, Associated Press
By Rialda Zukic
Protests turned violent early Monday morning in Hong Kong as pro-democracy activists clashed with police near government headquarters over protesters' demands for free elections for Hong Kong's next leader.
In our news wrap Tuesday, Russian contractors have been burying construction waste outside Sochi, despite a no waste pledge by the government for the Winter Olympics. The illegal dumping may taint the water supply for the games. Also, Beijing police…
Liao Yiwu was in his early 30s when he was arrested for writing and performing a poem about the brutality of the Tiananmen Square Massacre in 1989. His poem -- simply called "Massacre" -- was an angry, howling rant against…
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