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University Of Hong Kong Removes Statue Dedicated To Victims Of Tiananmen Square Massacre

Posted on AllSides December 23rd, 2021
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Late into the night on Wednesday, around 11p.m. local time, security staff at the University of Hong Kong surrounded a statue dedicated to the victims of the Tiananmen Square massacre and obscured it with curtains and plastic barriers.

Those in the area could hear the sounds of construction but were not told what was going on. Xinqi Su, Hong Kong correspondent for the Agence France-Presse, said the Pillar of Shame statute was covered up, and she was told not to film. She also said security guards tried to drive her...

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