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Hong Kong Court Charges Activists Over Tiananmen Square Commemoration

By Kyodo News 16 September 2020

HONG KONG—Twenty-six pro-democracy activists were indicted by a Hong Kong court Tuesday for hosting, taking part in and inciting others to join a rally in commemoration of the Tiananmen Square crackdown victims.

The group included organizers of the annual memorial held for the victims of the military crackdown on the pro-democracy protest in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square in 1989, veteran activists, former and incumbent lawmakers, prominent young activist Joshua Wong and media mogul Jimmy Lai.

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