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Two more Hong Kong universities remove June 4 memorials

Sculptor Chen Weiming says Beijing wants people to forget 'true history'

A security guard at Lingnan University removes a paper printed with the Chinese character "shame" placed where a June 4 memorial sculpture was removed earlier on Friday.   © AFP/Jiji

HONG KONG -- Two more Hong Kong universities on Friday removed memorials to the students and other protesters killed during Beijing's 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown.

The disappearances come a day after the University of Hong Kong cut down and moved into storage the iconic "Pillar of Shame" memorial sculpture that had stood on its campus for 24 years.

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