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This questionnaire is issued by Prof. Joseph Man Chan of the Chinese University of Hong Kong and Dr Robert Ting-Yiu Chung of the University of Hong Kong, and is only applicable for those who have joined the June Fourth Candlelight Vigil, with no age limit. Please press the "Submit" button after you have completed this survey. However, no subsequent input will be allowed within 5 minutes of the last submission.
 
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[Q1] How would you describe your sentiment of participating in this year's June 4 candlelight vigil? 
 
[Q2] This year is the 15th anniversary of June Fourth Incident. How many times have you participated in candlelight vigils since 1989 (including this time)?
 
[Q3] How many times have you participated in candlelight vigils since the 1997 handover (including this time)?
 
[Q4] How important the following factors are in bringing you to the candlelight vigil tonight? Please employ a 5-point scale: 1 for "very unimportant", 3 for "neither important nor unimportant", 5 for "very important".
 
    very unimportant neither
important
nor
unimportant
very important   Don't know
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  • To commemorate those who lost their lives in June Fourth Incident.
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  • To request for a reversion of the official stand on June Fourth Incident.
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  • To express my dissatisfaction with the Central Government's HK policy in recent months.
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  • To instigate the development of democracy in China.
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  • To express my dissatisfaction with the HKSAR Government.
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  • To reiterate my political beliefs.
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  • To protest against the Communist China' s suppression of June Fourth Incident.
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  • To remind others not to forget June Fourth Incident.
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    [Q5] Do you agree with the following statements? Please employ a 5-point scale: 1 for "absolutely disagree", 3 for "neither agree nor disagree", 5 for "absolutely agree".
     
        absolutely disagree neither
    agree
    nor
    disagree
    absolutely agree   Don't know
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  • I often get together with friends.
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  • I believe Hong Kong people can instigate the development of democracy in China.
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  • I can consistently feel the strong leadership of the Hong Kong Alliance in Support of the Patriotic Democratic Movement in China (The Alliance).
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  • I would not withhold the fact of my participation in the candlelight vigil from anybody.
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  • The media in Hong Kong has not altered its stand of supporting the 1989 democratic movement ever since 15 years ago.
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  • My friends and relatives' memories of June Fourth Incident have faded.
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  • The participation of the candlelight vigil makes people feel as if they have contributed to the development of Chinese history.
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  • HK media's memory of June Fourth Incident has faded.
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  • I become more aware of China affairs because of June Fourth Incident in 1989.
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  • I understand more on the value of freedom because of June Fourth Incident in 1989.
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  • I become more fearful of the Communist China because of June Fourth Incident in 1989.
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  • I become more supportive of democracy because of June Fourth Incident in 1989.
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    [Q6] How important the following organizations or media are in preserving your memory of June Fourth Incident? Please employ a 5-point scale: 1 for "very unimportant", 3 for "neither important nor unimportant", 5 for "very important".
     
        very unimportant neither
    important
    nor
    unimportant
    very important   Don't know
          1     2     3     4     5  
  • The Alliance
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  • The mass media
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  • Internet
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  • Schools
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  • Family members
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  • Friends
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    [Q7] Please use a scale of 0-100 to rate your extent of support to the Alliance, with 0 indicating absolutely not supportive, 100 indicating absolutely supportive and 50 indicating half-half. How would you rate the Alliance?
     
    [Q8] Do you think the Alliance should be disbanded?
     
    [Q9] Do you think Hong Kong people have a responsibility to instigate the development of democracy in China?
     
    [Q10] Do you think Hong Kong people have a responsibility to instigate economic development in China?
     
    [11] Do you think, in the coming 5 years, the Alliance will be able to operate freely as it is now?
     
    [Q12] How influential the following calls are in bringing you to the candlelight vigil tonight? Please employ a 5-point scale: 1 for "very unimportant", 3 for "neither important nor unimportant", 5 for "very important".
     
        very unimportant neither
    important
    nor
    unimportant
    very important   Don't know
          1     2     3     4     5  
  • Calls resulting from news reports on newspapers
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  • Calls from radio phone-in programmes
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  • Calls resulting from radio news
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  • Calls from internet (including emails among friends)
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  • Calls resulting from TV news
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  • Calls from family members
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  • Calls from such inter-personal relationships as friends, colleagues or fellow students
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  • Calls from political parties
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  • Calls from individual social celebrities
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  • Calls from the organization I belong to
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    [Q13] Do you go online?
     
    [Q14] If you go online, how often do you undergo the following activities? Please employ a 5-point scale: 1 for "never", 3 for "sometimes", 5 for "often".
     
      never     sometimes often   Don't know
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  • Participate in BBS discussions
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  • Participate in general discussions with friends online
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  • Get in touch with relatives and friends via the internet
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  • Exchange public affairs information with others
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  • Exchange opinion on public affairs with others
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  • Exchange information about the march with others
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    [Q15] Please use a scale of 0-10 to rate the strength of your sense of belonging to Hong Kong, with 0 indicating extremely weak, 10 indicating extremely strong, and 5 indicating half-half.   
     
    [Q16] Please use a scale of 0-10 to rate the strength of your sense of belonging to today's China, with 0 indicating extremely weak, 10 indicating extremely strong, and 5 indicating half-half.   
     
    [Q17] How many days a week do you read newspaper on average?
  • Which newspaper do you read most often?  Others (Please specify)
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    [Q18] How many days a week do you watch TV news on average?
     
    [Q19] Have you ever voted in the previous Legislative Council elections?
     
    [Q20] Are you a member of any social organizations (religious, political, professional or others)?
  • If yes, how often do you participate in the activities of the above organizations?
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    [Q21] Did you come to this candlelight vigil together with others? (Multiple answers allowed)
    Came alone Came with spouse Came with family member(s) Came with boyfriend/girlfriend
    Came with friend(s) Came with fellow student(s) Came with colleague(s) Came with an organization I belong to
    Came with a particular social sector Came with other people   Don't know
  • If you came together with others, who proposed to come out first?
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    [Q22] When did you decide to participate in the vigil?
     
    Other comments:
     
    Personal details
    Gender:
    Age:
    Education level:
    Occupation:
    Do you have any religion?
    Which class does your family belong to?

    (Answer only if your are a Hong Kong resident) Have you ever considered emigrating to places other than Mainland China?
    (Answer only if your have considered emigration) Has your wish to emigrate become bigger, smaller, or not changed recently?

    * Would you like to share with us your memory of June 4 in greater depth in the future ?
     
       Yes
         Your name:
         Your email contact:
         Your telephone contact:
       No

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