Hong Kong: Police raid Tiananmen Square museum

A museum commemorating the deadly 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown has been raided by Hong Kong police. Officers were later seen carrying exhibits out of the June 4 Museum. Four members of the group that ran the museum, the Hong Kong Alliance, were detained on Wednesday – including prominent pro-democracy activist and barrister Chow Hang Tung.Continue reading “Hong Kong: Police raid Tiananmen Square museum”

Tiananmen Massacre museum in HK closes down two days before event anniversary

Local authorities cited licensing ordinance from 1919 in closing down massacre museum A museum commemorating the victims of the 1989 Tiananmen Square Massacre in Beijing closed down indefinitely on Wednesday (June 2), after local authorities claimed it lacked a permit. The June 4 Museum, which had only reopened three days earlier after closing down inContinue reading “Tiananmen Massacre museum in HK closes down two days before event anniversary”

Police investigating graffiti at Florida Holocaust Museum as hate crime

Police in St. Petersburg, Fla., are investigating antisemitic graffiti discovered at the Florida Holocaust Museum on Thursday as a possible hate crime. The museum reported that swastikas and other hateful rhetoric including “the Jews are guilty,” were found spray-painted in black on the walls. Police officers on their patrols downtown noticed the graffiti around 4Continue reading “Police investigating graffiti at Florida Holocaust Museum as hate crime”

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