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The Battle of the Hong Kong Alliance to Keep Memory of June 4th Alive: A Mini Documentary
On June 1, 2, and 3, 2021, Stand News in Hong Kong ran a three-part feature story titled The Battle of the ‘Hong Kong Alliance in Support of Patriotic Democratic Movements of China’: 1989-2021. This 17-minute short, subtitled by China Change, is a documentary accompanying the feature story in which you see and hear some key members of the Allia [...] Keep reading »
Chow Hang-tung’s Testimony During Preliminary Court Inquiry in the Hong Kong Alliance ‘Incitement to Subversion’ Case
Chow Hang-tung, September 7, 2022 On September 2, 2022, a preliminary inquiry into the strength of the national security case against Chow Hang-tung (鄒幸彤), former vice-chair of the Hong Kong Alliance in Support of Patriotic Democratic Movements of China, was held at the West Kowloon Magistrates’ Courts. Hong Kong Free Press has a detailed r [...] Keep reading »
The Life and Death of the ‘Hong Kong Alliance in Support of Patriotic Democratic Movements of China’ – Part Seven
By Olivia Cheng, Siaw Hew Wah, translated by China Change, August 26, 2022 (Continued from Part One, Part Two, Part Three, Part Four, Part Five and Part Six) On June 1, 2, and 3, 2021, Stand News published a three-part feature of the ‘Hong Kong Alliance in Support of Patriotic Democratic Movements of China’ (which China [...] Keep reading »
The Life and Death of the ‘Hong Kong Alliance in Support of Patriotic Democratic Movements of China’ – Part Six
By Olivia Cheng, Siaw Hew Wah, translated by China Change, August 18, 2022 (Continued from Part One, Part Two, Part Three, Part Four, and Part Five) Continuing crackdown pre- and post-’97 In the years after 1989, the situation for the Hong Kong Alliance was relatively uneventful. But with the approach of 1997, the storm picked [...] Keep reading »
The Life and Death of the ‘Hong Kong Alliance in Support of Patriotic Democratic Movements of China’ – Part Five
By Olivia Cheng, Siaw Hew Wah, translated by China Change, August 15, 2022 (Continued from Part One, Part Two, Part Three, and Part Four) At the 1996 Vigil at Victoria Park, a gigantic banner fluttered in the wind on the backdrop of the stage: “Crossing Past 1997.” Before it on the stage stood a row of people holding up candlelight. Among [...] Keep reading »
The Life and Death of the ‘Hong Kong Alliance in Support of Patriotic Democratic Movements of China’ – Part Four
By Olivia Cheng, Siaw Hew Wah, translated by China Change, August 8, 2022 (Continued from Part One, Part Two, and Part Three) Keeping the memory alive: the June 4 Memorial Museum Who will maintain the historical record and collective memory if, one day, the people of Hong Kong forget the events of June 4?  Before 1997, a Netherlands-based [...] Keep reading »
The Life and Death of the ‘Hong Kong Alliance in Support of Patriotic Democratic Movements of China’ – Part Three
By Olivia Cheng, Siaw Hew Wah, translated by China Change, August 6, 2022 (Continued from Part One, Part Two) Candle lights have carried on the memory For the first time, candle lights lit up the faces of 150,000 Hong Kongers.  “Looking down the field from the stage, it was a sea of candle lights, like all the stars had fallen on the gr [...] Keep reading »
The Life and Death of the ‘Hong Kong Alliance in Support of Patriotic Democratic Movements of China’ – Part Two
By Olivia Cheng, Siaw Hew Wah, translated by China Change, July 31, 2022 (Continued from Part One) Supporting the Chinese democracy movement, from Hong Kong to overseas Among all political organizations in Hong Kong, the Alliance is the only one that continuously worked to support the Chinese democracy movement. In 1989, after the Tiananmen Sq [...] Keep reading »
The Life and Death of the ‘Hong Kong Alliance in Support of Patriotic Democratic Movements of China’ – Part One
By Olivia Cheng, Siaw Hew Wah, translated by China Change, July 29, 2022 Those without a keen familiarity with Hong Kong’s democracy movements, especially our English-speaking readers, might not have heard about the Hong Kong Alliance in Support of Patriotic Democratic Movements of China, but you’ve likely seen photos of the annual June 4th Vig [...] Keep reading »
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