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A planned museum dedicated to China’s brutal crackdown on the Tiananmen Square pro-democracy protests has run into a legal challenge in Hong Kong that some say is motivated by Communist Party interests ahead of the event’s 25th anniversary.

Hong Kong, a former British colony that reverted to Chinese rule in 1997, remains a freewheeling capitalist hub whose annual candlelight vigils every June 4 set it apart from mainland China, where all public commemorations of the anniversary are banned.

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