Hong Kongers and the city’s French community will hold a candlelit vigil on Saturday evening to show solidarity with Paris following a coordinated terror attack that left at least 127 dead. The event is to be held at Sun Yat Sen Memorial Park in Sheung Wan at 8pm.

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Meanwhile, monuments, landmarks and buildings across the world have been lit with French tricolours in support of Paris.

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The Mexican Senate building is illuminated with the red, white and blue colors. Photo: AFP/Yuri Cortez.
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Taipei 101 building in Taiwan. Photo: AFP/Sam Yeh.
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One World Trade Centre’s 408-Ft. spire lit in the colors of the French flag. Photo: RyoImpakt on Imgur.com.
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The hockey rink of the Washington Capitals. Photo: VCUBNFO via Reddit.
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Downtown Dallas, USA. Photo: mattisnthere via Reddit.
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San Francisco’s City Hall. Photo: Cornloaf via Reddit.
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Toronto’s CN Tower in Canada. Photo: JoeGal via Reddit.

Tom is the editor-in-chief and founder of Hong Kong Free Press. He has a BA in Communications and New Media from Leeds University and an MA in Journalism from the University of Hong Kong. He has contributed to the BBC, Euronews, Al-Jazeera and others.