Thousands in Hong Kong mark Tiananmen Square anniversary

Posted: June 5, 2014 at 6:10 a.m.

Tens of thousands of people attend a candlelight vigil Wednesday at Victoria Park in Hong Kong to mark the 25th anniversary of the Chinese military crackdown on the pro-democracy movement in Beijing.

Tens of thousands gathered at a central park in Hong Kong on Wednesday to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown, even as a stifling security presence in Beijing and elsewhere in mainland China appeared to forestall protests.

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