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Artist behind Tiananmen crackdown memorial at University of Hong Kong seeks diplomatic help to relocate Pillar of Shame overseas

A Danish artist who created a sculpture remembering the victims of the Tiananmen Square crackdown has sought diplomatic assistance to help relocate the memorial overseas after Hong Kong’s top university ordered its removal from campus.Jens Galschiøt said he was talking to politicians from his home country as part of efforts to safely ship the Pillar of Shame out of the city, as he revealed his lawyers had formally requested the University of Hong Kong (HKU) arrange a hearing to review its…


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