Hong Kong television signal ATV at the time of transfer of the events of the year 1989 in Tiananmen Square on May 23, was locked in the rest of China, the Associated Press.
Half the program containing the memoirs of participants of events, archival imagery and photography, outside of Hong Kong has been replaced by programs about tourism and travel.
4 Jun, 2009 marks the 20 anniversary of the crackdown of student demonstrations in Tiananmen Square in Beijing. In mid-April 1989, several thousand protesters broke the students on the area, which adjoins the country's parliament building, a tent city. Referring to the announcement in the Soviet Union the process of "perestroika", the protesters demanded a similar liberal reforms in China. May 20 in Beijing was declared martial law. On the night of 4 June, government forces using tanks broke up the demonstrators. The exact number of dead is unknown. According to official figures, killed 241 people.
From 1842 to 1997, Hong Kong was a British colony. In his return to China in the area have been preserved, local political and economic systems. The signals of Hong Kong television on political grounds are often blocked by Chinese censors in the rest of the country.