HK police arrest prominent organiser of Tiananmen vigils on crackdown’s anniversary-colleagues

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By Pak Yiu and Jessie Pang HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong police on Friday arrested activist Chow Hang Tung, vice-chairwoman of the group which organises annual vigils for the victims of China’s 1989 Tiananmen crackdown on pro-democracy protesters, two of her colleagues said. The arrest comes as thousands of police are expected to patrol the city’s streets to prevent people from gathering to commemorate the June 4 crackdown, in what activists say is a sign of a swift authoritarian turn in Hong Kong. The heightened vigilance from authorities was a marked departure from Hong Kong’s cherished fr…

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