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Tipping point nears for Tiananmen memorial in Hong Kong

Sculptor and university at impasse on moving 'Pillar of Shame' to Denmark

A security guard watched over the "Pillar of Shame" on Oct. 13, the deadline the University of Hong Kong had set for the statue's removal.   © AP

HONG KONG -- The future of Hong Kong's most prominent standing memorial to the 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre is in limbo after a breakdown in talks over its removal between the Danish sculptor who created it and the university which has inadvertently hosted it for 24 years.

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