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Hong Kong security law

Hong Kong internet access blocked to online Tiananmen museum

Authorities issue freeze order for physical memorial hall

Access to the online June 4th Museum was blocked on Wednesday in Hong Kong. (Photo by Ken Kobayashi)

HONG KONG -- Access to an online museum set up to memorialize victims of the Tiananmen Square crackdown in 1989 was restricted in Hong Kong on Wednesday.

While the city government made no statement about the move, attempts by Nikkei Asia to access the offshore-based site using several local networks failed.

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