18th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre
Date: 4 June, 2007 (Monday)
Time: 8:00 p.m.
Place: The football fields in Victoria Park (Google Map)
Event: 18th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre (第18周年六四燭光晚會)
Equipment Used: Camera: Canon 30D, Len: Canon 17-40mm 4.0 L
Theme: The candlelight vigil will be held to commemorate those who were killed in the June 4th Massacre in China and express our eagerness for democracy, freedom, human rights and rule of law.
More than 55,000 Hong Kong people full up about 6 football filed join candlelight vigil to remember June fourth massacre in Beijing 18 year ago.
4 June,1989 People’s Liberation Army had killed civilians at Tiananmen square with troops and tanks, killing thousands to quell a "counterrevolutionary rebellion" or later called it the "1989 political storm" .
1.9-meter model of the makeshift symbol of the "Goddess of Democracy"
Accompanied by 2 teenager, alliance chairman Szeto Wah wearing T-shirts with the message "Rehabilitate the June Fourth Movement" "Defend the Citizenship" began the rally.
The Tiananmen Mothers (天安門母親)
Videotaped message from Wang Dan (王丹), one of the student leaders of the 1989 protests. You can visit his personal website here.
Let the Candle Burn. The flame in people's hearts will not die, people will not forget and history will not just disappear.
"Don't forget June 4 ..."
The flame in people's hearts will not die, people will not forget and history will not just disappear.
Before the candlelight vigil, Ma Lik (馬力), Chairman of the Democratic Alliance for Betterment of Hong Kong (DAB), a pro-Beijing political party in Hong Kong, questioned whether people could be flattened into meat pancakes by tanks during 1989 June 4 Tiananmen Square massacre : "So find a pig and test if it can be turned into a meat pancake!"
Shame on you, Ma Lik!!
Don't want to say, but see you next year.
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