Monthly Archives: May 2010

Wang Dan: 21 years ago today, 31 May 1989

王丹写于2010年5月31日: 21年前的今天:广场指挥部举行记者会,副总指挥李录代表“首都各界联席会议”发表声明,指出此次学运是纯粹的爱国民主运动,不受任何政治力量干扰,并提出学生四大诉求:撤销戒严令;撤走军队;保证不秋后算帐;实现新闻自由。台湾几十万学生举行“手牵手,心连心”活动,声援大陆学生。 Wang Dan writes on 31 May 2010: 21 years ago today: The Command Headquarter at Tiananmen Square called a press conference, where the Deputy Commander-in-chief Li Lu made a statement on behalf of the FASSC. He described the … Continue reading

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Wang Dan: 21 years ago today, 29 May 1989

王丹写于2010年5月29日: 21年前的今天:“高自联”决定,自5月30日起发动“空校运动”,把民主运动推向全国。在北京,三名“北京市工人自治筹委会”领袖被秘密逮捕。“爱国维宪联系会议”先改到文化书院,后改到北大继续召开,我离开广场回北大主持会议。 Wang Dan writes on 29 May 2010: 21 years ago today: The Independent University Student Union decided to launch a “campus evacuation campaign” as a means of taking the democratic movement to a national level. In Beijing, three … Continue reading

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Wang Dan: 21 years ago today, 28 May 1989

王丹写于2010年5月28日: 21年前的今天:约八万名大学生与北京市民为响应“全球华人大游行”的倡议,在北京游行。广场指挥部副总指挥张伯笠宣布,将要利用香港捐赠的帐篷,在广场上设立“民主大学”。香港,150万人参加“全球华人大游行” ,创下历史记录。台北,上万名大学生和民众在中正纪念堂集会,声援大陆学生。 Wang Dan writes on 28 May 2010: 21 years ago today: Close to 80,000 students and residents in Beijing marched on the streets in response to an initiative that called on “all ethnic Chinese to join a … Continue reading

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Wang Dan: 21 years ago today, 27 May 1989

王丹写于2010年5月27日: 21年前的今天:全国人大常委会委员长万里从美国返回后没有回北京,在上海发表书面讲话,表示拥护中央政治局常委会的重要决定。晚上七时,广场指挥部召开中外记者会,会上,我代表“首都各界爱国维宪联席会议”建议学生在5月30日结束静坐,撤离天安们广场。该建议被广场指挥部否决。 Wang Dan writes on 27 May 2010: 21 years ago today: Wan Li, the Chairman of the National People’s Congress Standing Committee, returned from a visit to the US. Instead of going straight back to Beijing, he stopped … Continue reading

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Wang Dan: 21 years ago today, 26 May 1989

王丹写于2010年5月26日: 21年前的今天:天津市外经贸委副主任张炜在天津市的表态会上公开表示不赞成李鹏的五一九讲话,宣布辞去职务。这是中共第一个局级干部辞职抗议。张炜原是北大学生会主席,天津开发区主任。“工人自治联合会筹委会”宣布成立。中顾委主任陈云今天主持召开中顾委常委会议,表态拥护戒严。 Wang Dan writes on 26 May 2010: 21 years ago today: Zhang Wei, Deputy Director of Tianjin Economic and Foreign Trade Commission, openly admitted in a party meeting in Tianjin that he disagreed with the speech Li Peng … Continue reading

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Wang Dan: 21 years ago today, 25 May 1989

王丹写于2010年5月25日: 21年前的今天:反戒严成为运动主轴。下午继续有几十万人上街声援。我在北大发表“来自广场的紧急呼吁”, 建议“组成四支队伍,每支两百人,轮流去广场值班,每班两天”。李鹏下午在中南海会见尼日利亚等三国驻华大使,显示党内保守派在权力斗争中已经获得胜利。 Wang Dan writes on 25 May 2010: 21 years ago today: anti-Martial Law had now become the focus of the Movement. Several hundreds of thousands of protestors once again took to the streets in the afternoon to … Continue reading

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Wang Dan: 21 years ago today, 24 May 1989

王丹写于2010年5月24日: 21年前的今天:早上十时,“保卫天安门广场指挥部”正式成立,十万名学生参加“誓师大会”。柴玲就任总指挥带领全场宣誓“誓死保卫天安门”。同时宣布成立“首都各界爱国维宪联席会议”,我任召集人。会上,我代表联席会发表宣言《光明与黑暗的最后决战》。 Wang Dan writes on 24 May 2010: 21 years ago today: At ten o’clock in the morning, a “Command for the Defending of Tiananmen Square” was formally established. Over 100,000 students participated in a pledge rally. Chai Ling, … Continue reading

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Wang Dan: 21 years ago today, 23 May 1989

王丹写于2010年5月23日: 21年前的今天:广场学生今日凌晨举行联席会议,八十九所高校代表参加,选举天安门广场临时指挥部成员,高自联撤回北大。下午,再次有百万人游行至广场声援学生,同时,喻东岳、鲁德成余志坚三人向毛主席纪念像投掷墨汁。晚上,北京知识界联合会成立,包遵信为召集人。 Wang Dan writes on 23 May 2010: 21 years ago today: students at the Square held a joint meeting before dawn. Representatives from 89 colleges had attended to elect members for the Tiananmen Square Temporary Command. The Independent … Continue reading

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Wang Dan: 21 years ago today, 22 May 1989

王丹写于2010年5月22日: 21年前的今天:北京知识界万余人游行。参加单位有:中央党校、中国电影家协会、 中国舞蹈家协会、工人日报社、光明日报社、中国食品报社、中国桥报杂志社、社科院文学研究所、哲学研究所、鲁迅文学院作家班以及青年理论工作者等。晚上,四通集团万润南在北京饭店邀请学生领袖开会,试图劝退。 Wang Dan writes on 22 May 2010: 21 years ago today: More than ten thousand intellectuals held a demonstration in Beijing. The demonstrators were from organisations such as the Central Party Academy, China Filmmakers Association, China Dancers … Continue reading

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Wang Dan: 21 years ago today, 21 May 1989

王丹写于2010年5月21日: 21年前的今天:戒严第二天,军队仍被堵在城外。广场上聚集了多达一百万的市民。全国人大厉以宁、江平、刘延东、胡绩伟等五十七名常委联名,要求召开紧急会议。叶飞、张爱萍、萧克、杨得志、陈再道、李聚奎等七位将军致信邓小平,呼吁军队“绝对不能向人民开枪”。香港百万人上街游行。 Wang Dan writes on 21 May 2010: 21 years ago today: it was the second day after martial law was declared. The troops were blocked from entering the city. Up to a million people gathered at the Square. … Continue reading

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