Wang Dan: 21 years ago today, 22 May 1989

29803_1396785633577_1050321016_31203793_6716887_n 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 Association, Workers Daily, Guangming Daily, China Food Newspaper, China Bridge Magazine, China Academy of Social Sciences Institute of Literature, Institute of Philosophy, Writers Training Institute of the Lu Xun Academy of Literature and Arts, and the Youth Ideological Workers. That evening, Wan Runnan of Stone Incorporation invited student leaders to a meeting at the Beijing Hotel in an attempt to persuade them to retreat.

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