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A recurring visual feature of the [Hong Kong] protests has been the so-called Lennon Walls, where people have posted hundreds or even thousands of slogans — mostly on Post-it notes — in public spaces across the city.

Their name comes from a wall in Prague where tributes to John Lennon appeared after the former Beatle’s killing in 1980. It evolved into a place where young Czechs expressed support for democracy and aired grievances against the Communist regime ruling Czechoslovakia. ["Fueling the Hong Kong Protests: A World of Pop-Culture Memes," New York Times, Aug. 2, 2019] 

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