Taiwan: Hundreds mark 30th anniversary of Tiananmen Square with Taipei vigil

Hundreds gathered at Taipei's Liberty Square on Tuesday to commemorate the 1989 Tiananmen Square protests. The event was accompanied by film screenings, speeches and a dance dedicated to the mothers of Tiananmen victims. «This is said to be the biggest commemoration in recent years,» said a participant who added it was up to Taiwan to keep the commemoration alive after Hong Kong. Taipei's... Еще Tiananmen commemoration ceremonies are often miniscule compared to vigils held in Hong Kong. China's 1989 crackdown on the Tiananmen Square protests saw tanks move into the area and troops open fire killing hundreds of students and workers who were calling for democracy.

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