150,000 people assemble in Hong Kong, China, to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the massacre in Tiananmen Square on June 4, 1989.
- China blocks access to such websites as Twitter, Flickr, and Hotmail, ahead of the anniversary of the massacre in Tiananmen Square on June 4, 1989.
- Thousands of demonstrators gather in Hong Kong to commemorate the upcoming anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre of June 4, 1989.
- Chinese Communist Party General Secretary Zhao Ziyang's secret memoirs about the 1989 protests in Tiananmen Square are published.
- The 15th anniversary of the crackdown of the Tiananmen Square protests of 1989 is marked in Hong Kong by a candlelight vigil. Police keep Tiananmen Square and other places in mainland China free of demonstrators.
- Hong Kong's June 4th Museum, the first museum dedicated to the Tiananmen Square protests of 1989, is to close down. Organizers say they believe they are being targeted for political reasons. It comes at a time when concerns are growing in Hong Kong that Beijing is tightening its grip on the city.