Crackdown at Tiananmen Square, 32 years ago

  • Officers closed off Victoria Park, where the annual vigil to mark the anniversary is normally held

    Officers closed off Victoria Park, where the annual vigil to mark the anniversary is normally held

  • Far fewer people came out in the streets than in past years

    Far fewer people came out in the streets than in past years

  • Aerial views showed the huge gathering in Victoria Park in 2019

    Aerial views showed the huge gathering in Victoria Park in 2019

  • People gathered with candles or turned on the lights on their phones near the park in the evening

    People gathered with candles or turned on the lights on their phones near the park in the evening

  • Officers were out in force and sought to disperse any crowds

    Officers were out in force and sought to disperse any crowds

  • Huge crowds usually gather in Hong Kong's Victoria Park each year to mark the anniversary of the massacre

    Huge crowds usually gather in Hong Kong's Victoria Park each year to mark the anniversary of the massacre

  • But the numbers of people were far smaller this year

    But the numbers of people were far smaller this year