More than 44,000 Hong Kong people full up 4 football filed join candlelight vigil to remember June fourth massacre in Beijing 17 year ago.
“Only a country that respects history, takes responsibility for its past, and wins over the trust of the people of Asia and the world at large can take greater responsibility in the international community.” – Wen Jiabao , China Premier. 12 April, 2005
“只有一個尊重歷史的國家，敢於對歷史負責的國家，才能贏得亞洲及世界人民的信任，才可以在國際社會上發揮更大的作用。” – 中國總理 溫家寶 2005
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” .
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1.9-meter model of the makeshift symbol of the “Goddess of Democracy”
(From Left) Lee Wing-tat (李永達), head of Hong Kong’s Democratic Party, Martin Lee Chu-ming (李柱銘), Lau Chin Shek (劉千石),Han Dongfang (韓東方)
Pro-democracy legislator Lee Cheuk-yan, “Today, there are 44,000 people attend the candlelight vigil in Victoria Park….”
The flame in people’s hearts will not die, people will not forget and history will not just disappear.
“Seventeen years have passed since the June 4 incident. Mainland China has achieved great economic growth over the last 17 years. These achievements have also brought prosperity and economic benefits to Hong Kong and allow us to reflect on the incident in an objective perspective.” – Donald Tsang Yam-kuen , Hong Kong Chief Executive. 4 June 2006
“關於六四事件，香港人已經好清楚，當然這件事已經有17年，17年來內地有舉世矚目的大變化，這變化為香港帶來繁榮及很多經濟效益，令港人可以在這段時間做一個客觀的評估。我好相信現時港人對這問題所採取的態度，是好自然的反應。” – 曾蔭權, 4 June, 2006
That’s a shame for the one who claimed himself as Hong Kong Guy, who drink Hong Kong water and flowing Hong Kong blood inside his body. Shame on you!
Date: 4 June, 2006 (Sunday)
Time: 8:00 p.m.
Place: The football fields in Victoria Park
Equipment Used: Camera: Canon 30D, Len: Canon17-40mm 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.
- Hong Kong Alliance
- Hong Kong Weather Report – 4 June, 2006
- Live audio recording of the candlelight vigil (Cantonese Only):
2006年6月4日「維園六.四燭光晚會」錄音 – 香港人民廣播電台
Other Candlelight Vigil Photos Gallery:
- 六．四．十七年 – Hales
- 六‧四‧二零零六 – Gary
- 六四燭光晚會-06 – Philip
- 歷史的塵埃 – 1of@kind
- 毋忘六四 – Tim
- 毋忘六四．六四十七周年燭光晚會 – Alcatraz
- 零六。六四。香港。追求。追思 – Vincent Fong
- 「六四事件」17 周年晚會 – Michael
- 16th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre – Unforgettable June 4
- 17th Anniversary of Tiananmen Bloodshed – cloudless
- 2006-64燭光 – Ken
- 0604 一年又一年 – King C Mui
- 06年64晚會 – Oscar Yeung
- June 4, 2006 – Charles Lee
- Infrared June 4 – Jchie
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