India  

Hong Kong must be free to mark Tiananmen crackdown, EU says

Reuters Wednesday, 3 June 2020
China must allow the people of Hong Kong and Macau to commemorate the bloody 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown on pro-democracy demonstrators in Beijing, the European Union said on Wednesday, despite health concerns because of COVID-19.
0
shares
ShareTweetSavePostSend
 
Video credit: Newsflare STUDIO - Published
News video: Hong Kong protesters call for independence at Tiananmen vigil

Hong Kong protesters call for independence at Tiananmen vigil 04:58

Several hundreds of protesters gathered in Victoria Park, Hong Kong on Thursday (June 4) to commemorate the anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre.

You Might Like


💡 newsR Knowledge: Other News Mentions

Hong Kong Hong Kong Special administrative region of China

Social media firms worried about China's Hong Kong security law [Video]

Social media firms worried about China's Hong Kong security law

Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam called the law 'mild' compared with those in other countries, but tech giants and social media companies are not convinced.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO    Duration: 04:34Published
TikTok to leave Hong Kong amid concerns over new security law [Video]

TikTok to leave Hong Kong amid concerns over new security law

It is the latest social media platform to take action after China's crackdown on pro-independence activities.View on euronews

Credit: euronews (in English)    Duration: 02:15Published
Facebook, Google suspend Hong Kong data requests [Video]

Facebook, Google suspend Hong Kong data requests

Major internet and social media platformes have suspended processing government requests for user data in Hong Kong, they said on Monday, following China's establishment of a sweeping new national security law for the semi-autonomous city. Libby Hogan reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio    Duration: 02:24Published
Hong Kong's Tiananmen museum turns online [Video]

Hong Kong's Tiananmen museum turns online

Scores of colorful posters and shelves of books may soon disappear from the June 4th Museum in Hong Kong, which is dedicated to documenting the events which took place that fateful day in 1989 at Tiananmen Square. Gloria Tso reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio    Duration: 02:27Published

Tiananmen Square Tiananmen Square public square in Beijing, China

Hong Kong to mark Tiananmen amid China national anthem bill vote [Video]

Hong Kong to mark Tiananmen amid China national anthem bill vote

Contentious bill adds to tension over Beijing influence in territory that is only place in China to mark 1989 crackdown.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO    Duration: 02:39Published
Hong Kong passes controversial national anthem bill [Video]

Hong Kong passes controversial national anthem bill

Hong Kong's Legislative Council passed a bill on Thursday that would criminalize disrespect of China's national anthem, a move critics see as the latest sign of Beijing's tightening grip on the city. Emer McCarthy reports.

Credit: Reuters - Politics    Duration: 01:15Published

European Union European Union Economic and political union of European states

Michel Barnier arrives at Number 10 as trade deal discussions continue [Video]

Michel Barnier arrives at Number 10 as trade deal discussions continue

The EU’s chief Brexit negotiator arrives at Downing Street ahead of a private dinner with his UK counterpart.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO    Duration: 00:32Published
Michel Barnier arrives in Downing Street [Video]

Michel Barnier arrives in Downing Street

The EU chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier arrives in 10 Downing Street ahead of an informal meeting over dinner with his UK counterpart David Frost. Report by Bassaneseg. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

Credit: ODN    Duration: 00:42Published
EU to experience 'even deeper recession' than anticipated, as new forecast predicts 8.7% contraction [Video]

EU to experience 'even deeper recession' than anticipated, as new forecast predicts 8.7% contraction

The European Commission announced that the euro area economy will contract by 8.7%, as the lifting of lockdown measures has been more gradual than expected.View on euronews

Credit: euronews (in English)    Duration: 02:11Published

Macau Macau Special administrative region of China

Casinos Face New Safety Measures [Video]

Casinos Face New Safety Measures

Wynn Resorts has called on Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak to begin to reopen the Las Vegas Strip in mid- to late May. Wynn’s Macau casinos reopened on Feb. 20 after a mandatory, industry-wide two-week closure. Reuters reports Wynn Resorts CEO Matt Maddox says extensive safety measures will be in place. That is, assuming the state is in line with certain benchmarks around the spread of the coronavirus.

Credit: Wochit News    Duration: 00:26Published
Macau's 'gambling godfather' dies [Video]

Macau's 'gambling godfather' dies

Stanley Ho transformed the former Portuguese colony near Hong Kong into the world's largest gambling hub.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO    Duration: 01:49Published
Macau gambling king Stanley Ho dies aged 98 [Video]

Macau gambling king Stanley Ho dies aged 98

Macau gambling king Stanley Ho, who built a business empire from scratch in the former Portuguese colony and became one of Asia's richest men, died peacefully at the age of 98. Ryan Brooks reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio    Duration: 01:33Published

Beijing Beijing Capital of the People's Republic of China

Hong Kong security law is not "doom and gloom" [Video]

Hong Kong security law is not "doom and gloom"

Hong Kong's national security law imposed by Beijing last week was not "doom and gloom" for the city, its leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday (July 7), adding it was untrue to say she was not privy to any of its details before they were announced.

Credit: Reuters Studio    Duration: 01:08Published
India, China made progress for frontline troops to disengage border situation: Chinese Foreign Ministry [Video]

India, China made progress for frontline troops to disengage border situation: Chinese Foreign Ministry

While addressing a press conference in Beijing on July 06, the Spokesperson of Chinese Foreign Ministry, Zhao Lijian said, "China and India have made progress coming up with effective measures for frontline troops to disengage and deescalate the border situation at the third commander-level talks between the two militaries on June 30."

Credit: ANI    Duration: 01:00Published

As China asserts its dominance over post-pandemic world, countries unite against Beijing's 'bully tactics'

Chinese President Xi Jinping has apparently decided that this is the right time to assert dominance and territorial expansionism when the global economies are..
IndiaTimes
Beijing market outbreak sparks fears of second COVID-19 wave [Video]

Beijing market outbreak sparks fears of second COVID-19 wave

Coronavirus cluster at the city's biggest wholesale market triggers strict lockdown.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO    Duration: 02:18Published
Beijing art exhibition reflects on life during the pandemic [Video]

Beijing art exhibition reflects on life during the pandemic

Artists and art galleries in China have emerged from lockdown to explore the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on everyday lives.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO    Duration: 02:25Published

Related videos from verified sources

Hong Kong: China Passes Draconian National Security Law [Video]

Hong Kong: China Passes Draconian National Security Law

TAIPEI — Beijing has passed a new national security law on Tuesday. The controversial law grants the government sweeping powers that critics fear will be used to quash Hong Kong's freedoms and..

Credit: TomoNews US     Duration: 01:21Published
Hong Kong police have been using knee hold for months prior to killing of George Floyd [Video]

Hong Kong police have been using knee hold for months prior to killing of George Floyd

Looped, slow motion footage shows a Hong Kong policeman placing his knee on the back of the neck of a pro-democracy protester - the same arrest technique which has been implicated in the killing of..

Credit: Newsflare     Duration: 00:46Published
Thousands descend onto Hong Kong's Victoria Park to remember Tiananmen Square massacre 31 years on [Video]

Thousands descend onto Hong Kong's Victoria Park to remember Tiananmen Square massacre 31 years on

Thousands of Hongkongers have descended on Victoria Park to remember the victims of the 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre.

Credit: Newsflare STUDIO     Duration: 00:13Published

Related news from verified sources

Rahul Gandhi asks Centre, 'Has China occupied Indian land?'

Former Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday once again sharpened his attack on the Centre over the India-China face off and questioned whether China...
Mid-Day

China admits it suffered fatalities in Galwan Valley clash

A day after the media reported that India had handed over bodies of 16 Chinese soldiers to the People's Liberation Army (PLA), China on Monday for the first time...
Mid-Day

Why is China praising PM Modi during conflict: Rahul Gandhi

Firing a fresh salvo at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday asked as to why China is “praising Mr Modi during this...
IndiaTimes


Tweets about this