Hong Kong Police Ban Tiananmen Massacre Vigil

HONG KONG—Police denied an software by organizers of an annual candlelight vigil to commemorate the 1989 Tiananmen Sq. massacre, amid problems above civil liberties immediately after China reported it would impose countrywide-protection laws on the metropolis.

Citing well being problems and social-distancing restrictions to consist of the Covid-19 pandemic, police reported in their letter of objection Monday that they could not allow the vigil to be held this year, and that anybody who violated their final decision could be subject to imprisonment and fines.