Hong Kong: 4 June 2009 – About 150,000 people fill up six football fields at Victoria Park attend the candlelight vigil to remember June fourth massacre in Beijing 20 year ago. However, Hong Kong Police estimated only have 62,800, their largest estimate for any vigil except the one in 1990, which they put at 80,000.
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” .
Xiong Yan was placed on the 21 most wanted protestors’ list also take part in Thursday night’s candlelight vigil.
From left: Lee Cheuk Yan, Xiong Yan, Sam Wong and Szeto Wah
Sam Wong and Rachel Chan
Event: Candlelight Vigil for the 20th Anniversary of June 4 (第20周年六四燭光晚會)
Theme: The candlelight vigil will commemorate those who were killed in the June 4 Massacre and express our determination to succeed in realizing their goals.
Date: 4 June, 2009 (Thursday)
Time: 8:00 p.m.
Place: The football fields in Victoria Park, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong
Equipment: Canon 40D, 24-105mm 4.0L
Lasse Galschiot Markus and Kasper Galschiot Markus, on of the Danish sculptor Jens Galschiot, take part in candle light Vigil.
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