In Hong Kong, 25 people have been charged with attending the annual vigil to commemorate the Tiananmen Square massacre in Beijing in 1989.
They include famous faces such as youth protest leader Joshua Wong and critical media mogul Jimmy Lai. In China, a Canadian has been sentenced to death for the fourth time in a short time for drug trafficking.
Since 1989, the residents of Hong Kong have annually commemorated the crackdown on the democratic protest in the Chinese capital Beijing on June 4, 1989.
It was this year, but then the Hong Kong government banned the meeting, officially because of the risk of the spread of the event. Coronavirus.
Yet many Hong Kongers then gathered for a vigil in Victoria Park. The participants usually kept their distance and wore a mouth mask, which is very common in the region.
Now 25 of those people have been officially charged with violating the ban on gathering.