Monthly Archives: June 2013

Jiang Tianyong tweets about Chen Guangcheng

Since the US media broke the story about Chen Guangcheng leaving the New York University, the online Chinese communities have been relatively quiet about the news. This started to change yesterday after the Chinese version of a Wall Street Journal … Continue reading

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Voices from the Past. Lest We Forget

The Bloodied Face of Democracy: Radio Beijing Audio from the Tiananmen Square Massacre, June 3, 1989. Audio recorded by G. Jack Urso on June 3, 1989 via satellite news feed. Urso wrote: “I recorded the audio you are listening to … Continue reading

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Sound of Silence in Memory of 8964

Thanks to our co-blogger courage89 for alerting me to this brilliant animation. I’m calling on everyone to wear black tomorrow in memory of those brave and innocent souls who perished in early summer of 1989. May them rest in peace. … Continue reading

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June 4: “What is Truth?”

Catherine has asked me to post on our blog, a remembrance of June 4 1989. So here’s the first thing that came to my mind, from the Gospel of John, 18:38.  That was when Jesus was on trial before Pontius … Continue reading

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