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The Court of Final Appeal ruled Thursday that the case raises legal issues of “very general importance” and has scheduled a hearing for November 22.

The decision came just days after Sunday marked the 34th anniversary of the 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown.

Mr. Chow faces further prosecution, including charges under the National Security Law, which carry a maximum sentence of 10 years in prison.

She was arrested on the morning of June 4, 2021, and the article was published on social media and newspapers, calling on residents to “light a candle to seek justice for the dead.”

At the time, police said overnight gatherings were banned due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and that thousands of officers were on standby to prevent “illegal gatherings.”

Hong Kong was once the only Chinese city to commemorate the June 4, 1989 incident when the government sent troops to crush Tiananmen Square demonstrations calling for political change.

Although the memorial service is banned in mainland China, tens of thousands of people flocked to Hong Kong’s Victoria Park each year for a candlelight rally.

But since Hong Kong outlawed wakes in 2020, public mourning for the victims of the Tiananmen Square massacre has gone underground.

Massive police presence and police presence in the area around Victoria Park on Sunday search people and detain some for a short time A person holding flowers or holding a candle was considered a sign of mourning. Hong Kong Supreme Court to Appeal Banned Tiananmen Square Case

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