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PHOTOS: Tiananmen Square Remembered By Thousands During Nighttime Vigil

Rodrigo Mejia

Thousands of city-dwelling and mainland Chinese filed into Victoria Park in Hong Kong today to honor the 24th anniversary of the Chinese government's crackdown at Tiananmen Square. Speakers in the crowd shouted "down with the Communist Party" and "free elections for all citizens," according to the New York Times. Hongwrong.com posted photos from the ground of citizens holding candles to honor the dead while a June rainstorm whipped through the crowd. The demonstration is an annual event.

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