tirsdag 12. juli 2016

Tiananmen Protest Museum in Hong Kong Shuts Its Doors, for No

A Hong Kong museum dedicated to the 1989 Tiananmen protests closed on Tuesday after organizers said that opposition from the building’s owners’ corporation had made it impossible to continue in that location. More than 24,000 people had visited the 800-square-foot June 4th Museum in the Tsim Sha Tsui district of Hong Kong in the two years since it opened, the operators said in a statement announcing the closing. The museum included a replica of the Goddess of Democracy statue that student protesters erected in Tiananmen Square in Beijing, and images and other documentation of the tumultuous events of 1989. Read more