Veteran cleric and Hong Kong democrat keeps up quest for ‘historical truth’ of Tiananmen

Chu Yiu-ming, one of the key organisers of Operation Yellowbird, smuggling Chinese dissidents out of China after the 1989 Tiananmen Square protests, poses after an interview, at a church, in Hong Kong, China May 14, 2019. REUTERS/James Pomfret

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Veteran Hong Kong democracy campaigner and Baptist cleric Chu Yiu-ming was in his mid-40s when he joined demonstrators around Beijing’s Tiananmen Square in 1989, just before a bloody crackdown that roiled China. Thirty years later, the political landscape appears even bleaker to Chu, who helped smuggle out dissidents after the bloodshed, […]

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