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Thousands march in HK over Dissident's death(港人為李旺陽之死發聲.4)
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Thousands of people marched through Hong Kong on June 10, 2012 over the death of Chinese dissident Li Wangyang, who was jailed for more than 22 years after the 1989 Tiananmen democracy protests. The protesters marched from central Hong Kong to the Chinese government's liaison office, where they laid flowers and made insulting gestures.

數以千計的香港市民,2012年6月10日,從中區遊行到西環中國駐港辦事處抗議,要求中國政府查明李旺陽的死因,李旺陽因八九民運事件被囚禁了22年,6月6日突然在醫院「被自殺」,激起港人義憤。

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