June 4 anniversary: Hong Kong teachers drop annual ritual of telling students about Beijing crackdown, fearing ‘red lines’

//June 4 anniversary: Hong Kong teachers drop annual ritual of telling students about Beijing crackdown, fearing ‘red lines’

June 4 anniversary: Hong Kong teachers drop annual ritual of telling students about Beijing crackdown, fearing ‘red lines’

For 30 years, Hong Kong teacher Peter Lee gathered his students together every June 4 to tell them what happened that day in Beijing in 1989, showing them photographs, news clippings and video footage.Last year, he had to skip his annual lesson about China’s bloody crackdown on student protesters at Tiananmen Square in Beijing, as schools were closed because of the Covid-19 pandemic.Officials accused of using Covid-19 as excuse to ban Hong Kong’s Tiananmen vigilThis year, he will not go ahead…

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