Hong Kong activists charged over traditional Tiananmen vigil | The Guardian

Joshua Wong and Jimmy Lai among 25 facing court for ‘taking part in unauthorised assembly’ that has been occurring for 30 yearsTwenty-five Hong Kong democracy activists have been charged with taking part in a banned June candlelight vigil marking the anniversary of China’s 1989 Tiananmen crackdown.They included the prominent activist Joshua Wong, the media tycoon Jimmy Lai and leaders of the Alliance in Support of Patriotic Democratic Movements of China. They were formally charged on Thursday with “knowingly taking part in an unauthorised assembly”. Continue reading…

Joshua Wong and Jimmy Lai among 25 facing court for ‘taking part in unauthorised assembly’ that has been occurring for 30 years

Twenty-five Hong Kong democracy activists have been charged with taking part in a banned June candlelight vigil marking the anniversary of China’s 1989 Tiananmen crackdown.

They included the prominent activist Joshua Wong, the media tycoon Jimmy Lai and leaders of the Alliance in Support of Patriotic Democratic Movements of China. They were formally charged on Thursday with “knowingly taking part in an unauthorised assembly”.

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