A censorship watchdog said on Monday that Google services are being disrupted in China, ahead of this week’s 25th anniversary of the 1989 crackdown on pro-democracy demonstrators around Beijing’s Tiananmen Square. GreatFire.org said in a blog post that the government appeared to have begun targeting Google Incorporated’s main search engine and Gmail, among many other services, since at least last week, making them inaccessible to many users in China. But because the block has lasted for four days, it’s more likely that Google will be severely disrupted and barely usable from now on,” the advocacy group said. Still, Hong Kong residents are demonstrating in the streets to protest the Chinese government’s draconian grip on free speech. Office worker Fanning Yim says she feels the problems of 1989 are still happening today:



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