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A prayer and a march in search of courage

HONG KONG (SE): The traditional ecumenical prayer meeting that has been held prior to the July 1 march lost its old spot in Victoria Park this year, as did the organisers of the march, who lost their gathering ground to the celebrations marking the 20th anniversary of the handover of Hong Kong from British to Chinese sovereignty.
 

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Change cannot happen without remembering

HONG KONG (SE): “We must wake up and identify ourselves as Chinese people,” the former bishop of Hong Kong, Joseph Cardinal Zen Ze-Kiun, told around 300 people gathered to pray at Victoria Park on the anniversary of those who died  at Tiananmen Square on 4 June 1989.

He said that the matter is far from being resolved, as to date no responsibility on the part of the government has been admitted and there has never been an apology.

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