Standing Up to Beijing, 30 Years Apart

When Chinese student protesters thronged Tiananmen Square in 1989, their comrades in Hong Kong stood with them. Now Hong Kong is itself trying to defy Beijing.

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People hold candles in front of a backdrop showing Beijing’s Tiananmen Square during a vigil in Hong Kong on June 4, 2018, to mark the 29th anniversary of the 1989 Tiananmen crackdown. Photo: Anthony Wallace/AFP/Getty Images

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