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Bail denied to Hong Kong activist behind group for Tiananmen vigil

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By Jessie Pang HONG KONG (Reuters) -A Hong Kong court on Friday rejected bail for the vice-chairwoman of a pro-democracy group that organises the annual June 4 rally to commemorate those who died in the bloody crackdown in and around Beijing’s Tiananmen Square in 1989. Chow Hang Tung, 36, and other members of the Hong Kong Alliance in Support of Patriotic Democratic Movements in China, were arrested this week under national security legislation after the group refused to provide information about its membership, finance and activities to police. They all pleaded not guilty. “I am not a foreign…

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