SHAMEFUL: “Hong Kong University says ‘Pillar of Shame’ statue honoring Tiananmen Square dead must come down.”

The University of Hong Kong says that a statue paying tribute to the victims of China’s brutal crackdown 1989 on protesters at Tiananmen Square must be removed.

The Hong Kong Alliance in Support of Patriotic Democratic Movements of China, the now-disbanded group that designed the artwork, said they received a letter from the university to remove the statue by next Wednesday at 5 PM, according to Hong Kong Free Press.

The university reportedly said the decision was “based on the latest risk assessment and legal advice” but did not provide further explanation.sham