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Hong Kong pro-democracy activists appear in court

More than 20 pro-democracy activists have appeared in a Hong Kong court accused of joining or organising a gathering on June 4 to mark the 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre – the gathering was prohibited due to the coronavirus pandemic.

More than 20 pro-democracy activists have appeared in a Hong Kong court accused of joining or organising an illegal gathering on June 4 to mark the 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre.

Their case has been postponed until next month.

Al Jazeera’s Divya Gopalan reports from Hong Kong, where there are growing concerns over freedom of speech.