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World Hong Kong. The group that organized the remembers of Tiananmen has been sabding

14:50  25 september  2021
14:50  25 september  2021 Source:   ouest-france.fr

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since 1989, a pro-democracy group organized in Hong Kong of the vigils in memory of the victims of Chinese repression in Tiananmen. Faced with the pressure suffered, the group is sabord.

The Pro-Democracy Group organized for three decades at Hong Kong annual vigils in memory of the victims of the repression of Tiananmen in Beijing announced Saturday, September 25, 2021 have voted its dissolution, facing the pressures growing against dissent in the city .

It is a very painful dissolution, "Tsang King-shing said, member of the Hong Kong Alliance, after the vote. The government uses all kinds of laws to force a group of civil society to dissolve, he added.

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The group was one of the most visible symbols of political pluralism in Hong Kong. Its disappearance is the last illustration of the speed of the recovery in hand by Beijing of the former British colony, great global business center once semi-autonomous.

Acknowledgs of Subversion

The dissolution of the Hong Kong alliance occurred after the sabordage of thirty militant groups in recent months, including the largest union of the city and the coalition that had organized the gigantic Pro-democracy manifestations of 2019.

Chinese state media and Hong Kong pro-Beijing officials have long accused the Hong Kong alliance for being a subversive organization. At the beginning of the month, the police charged three senior subversion officials, a crime against national security.

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The police also ordered the group to remove its website and its platforms on social networks. The authorities promised to revoke his registration as a company.

In a letter written since the prison, one of the Alliance's leaders, Chow Hang-Tung , urged members not to give up.

I always hope to show the convictions of the Hong Kong alliance to the world and continue this movement that has been lasting 32 years old, she stated in a letter posted on her Facebook page.

Two other imprisoned leaders, Lee Cheuk-Yan and Albert Ho, had signed letters calling for the dissolution of the group by invoking the current social environment.

Letters to the leaders

The Alliance was informed at the beginning of the year that it was investigated by the National Security Unit and received the order to deliver a multitude of documents and details about its members.

Unlike many opposition groups that quickly folded or obeyed police demands, the Alliance has adopted a more provocative approach.

Number of his prowing figures are lawyers and argued that the police 'request was illegal.

At the end of August, the new national security police of the city sent letters to the leaders of the Alliance, accusing them of being a foreign forces officer.

The letters also asked them to give the personal information of all Members since its Foundation in 1989, all the minutes of the meetings, the registers of income and its exchanges with several NGOs concerning democracy and human rights in China.

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