Note: The videos contain scenes of bloodshed and seriously wounded people which may be not suitable to some.
The Chinese government's great firewall was operating at full strength yesterday to block any words or photos about or suggestive of the June Fourth massacre, as widely reported in the local newspapers today. The internet blockade was even done to the SINA HK blog service which is a subsidiary arm of the China-based SINA ISP. The general bloggers as well as the local singers and artists have had their June-Fourth related messages or blog posts deleted. I think that is outrageous and not what Hong Kong people can or will tolerate.
The newspapers coverage also include some creative way of the Mainland Chinese bloggers and internet users to work around the censorship. Some wrote messages about the May Thirty-Fifth incident (that is, 4th June); some used homophonic words like Deer Died (Deed sounds like June in Chinese; Died like Fourth) in "The death of the deer... is saddening and unforgotten; some used homophonic words and wrote the important phrases backwards.
Wait a minute, that is creative yes. But can you imagine they were doing this in 2010? They just try to express their thoughts. So were they:
(The video shows the footages from various sources; an early scene shows the Chinese official dressed in an army green jacket is Li Peng. He was the one who declared the movement counter-revolutionary and martial law in Beijing then; in the middle of it some blue screens showing mugshots are the arrest warrants issued then by the Chinese Government after the massacre; the four characters appears at the end says, "Don't Forget June Fourth)