Hongkongers wandered around Causeway Bay holding candles and waving their phone flashlights to commemorate victims of the 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre on Friday evening. Police raised warning flags and stopped and searched black-clad people, some holding electronic candles.

Victoria Park was empty on June 4 for the first time in 32 years after the force banned the annual candlelight vigil citing public health concerns. See part 1 of HKFP’s photos from the night.

Photo: Jimmy Lam/HKFP.
Photo: Jimmy Lam/HKFP.
Photo: Jimmy Lam/HKFP.
Photo: Jimmy Lam/HKFP.
Photo: Jimmy Lam/HKFP.
Photo: Jimmy Lam/HKFP.
Photo: Kelly Ho/HKFP.
A spray-painted slogan on the wall of a public toilet in Victoria Park, which read: “Don’t let June 4 become a banned vocabulary.” Photo: Kelly Ho/HKFP.
Photo: Jimmy Lam/HKFP.
Photo: Jimmy Lam/HKFP.
Police stopped and searched at least 10 people near one of the entrances of Victoria Park. A man who had his phone flashlight turned on was also stopped when he walked past the search. Photo: Kelly Ho/HKFP.
Police stopped and searched at least 10 people near one of the entrances of Victoria Park. A man who had his phone flashlight turned on was also stopped when he walked past the search. Photo: Kelly Ho/HKFP.
Photo: Jimmy Lam/HKFP.
Photo: Jimmy Lam/HKFP.
Photo: Jimmy Lam/HKFP.
Photo: Jimmy Lam/HKFP.
Photo: Jimmy Lam/HKFP.
Photo: Kelly Ho/HKFP.
Photo: Jimmy Lam/HKFP.
Photo: Jimmy Lam/HKFP.
Photo: Jimmy Lam/HKFP.
Photo: Kelly Ho/HKFP.
Photo: Kelly Ho/HKFP.

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