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At the end of the vigil in memory of the vicitms of June 4th crackdown in Beijing, young Hongkongers are putting candles at the feet of the Goddess of Democracy statue, a replica of the one erected on Tiananmen Squarein June 1989. Some days before the Hong kong authorities have seized the statues displayed in the streets arguing that organizers didn't ask for an authorization. The finally relaesed themunder public pressure.

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David Gourhan
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Hong-Kong, A Wind of Democracy
At the end of the vigil in memory of the vicitms of June 4th crackdown in Beijing, young Hongkongers are putting candles at the feet of the Goddess of Democracy statue, a replica of the one erected on Tiananmen Squarein June 1989. Some days before the Hong kong authorities have seized the statues displayed in the streets arguing that organizers didn't ask for an authorization. The finally relaesed themunder public pressure.