On 25th anniversary, quiet in Tiananmen Square — but Hong Kong remembers

Published Jun 5, 2014 at 01:10AM
Tens of thousands of people attend a candlelight vigil at Victoria Park in Hong Kong on Wednesday to mark the 25th anniversary of the Chinese military crackdown on the pro-democracy movement in Beijing. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
Tiananmen Square itself was quiet Wednesday, as was the rest of Beijing, China’s capital. Heavy security blanketed the area, and a flag-lowering ceremony took place as usual. (AP Photo/Alexander F. Yuan)