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PHOTOS: Remembering Tiananmen

By Sophie Pettit 5 June 2015
A galaxy of candles lit up Victoria Park last night as a reported 135,000 people gathered together for the June 4 vigil to commemorate the 26th anniversary of China's Tiananmen Square crackdown in central Beijing in 1989. Mourners remembered victims of the incident, in which hundreds of student-led protesters were brutally killed after weeks of peacefully protesting for democratic reforms, filling social media with touching photos of the milestone event. Here's what they posted. [masterslider id="113"]

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Sophie Pettit


Sophie is always on the lookout for a great story and her next big adventure and loves nothing more than discovering the city’s hidden gems—and most delicious cocktails. When she’s not exploring new places, she’s off travelling and ticking countries off her bucket list.