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23 Year Remembrance of Tiananmen Square – April 29th 1989, Beijing China

Written by Diane Gatterdam Twenty-three years ago on this day Saturday April 29th 1989, the Chinese Government stubbornly refused to recognize the Student Federation led by Wu’er Kiaxi, Wang Dan, Wang Chaohua and Chai Ling. But, due to pressure from … Continue reading

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23 Year Remembrance of Tiananmen Square – April 28th 1989, Beijing China

Written by Diane Gatterdam Twenty-three years ago on this day Friday April 28th 1989, many students that marched the day before to Tiannamen knew it was a slap in the face to Deng Xiaoping and his allies. “It was as … Continue reading

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Wang Dan: 21 years ago today, 5 May 1989

王丹写于2010年5月5日: 21年前的今天:《人民日报》头版用大号字刊载赵紫阳昨日接见亚行理事会年会部份代表时的讲话。北京大学学生自治会主办的“民主广播站”已经开始无线广播,在三角地吸引大批学生和居民。“高自”主办的学生报纸《新闻导报》也在北大出版第二期,每期1000份。 Wang Dan writes on 5 May 2010: 21 years ago today: The People’s Daily published in bold on its front page a speech that Zhao Ziyang gave during a reception for some delegates of the Asian Development Bank … Continue reading

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Wang Dan: 21 Years Ago Today

王丹,写于2010年5月1日: 21年前的今天:“高自联”与“北大学生自治会”在北大球场召开联合記者會,由我主持。宣布将发起五四大游行,并呼吁全国学生总罢课。会上我宣读了声明,对4月2日的对话予以否定。同时宣读的还有《高自联对话要求草案》,《告香港同胞书》《高全国高校同学书》等。 我手头有一张当时的照片,露面者中有一位是现在在大陆很红的北大教授。 当天,高自联通过了一份请愿书,准备次日递交,提出对话的条件: 代表要大学生公认,不承认原来的学生会,研究生会的代表; 政府代表应当是副委员长,副总理,政治局常委以上的干部; 必须有中外记者现场采访,中央电视台,中央人民 广播电台同时转播; 时间,地点在政府和学生代表之间协商; 必须在第二天的各大报纸刊登对话的结果,公布下次对话的时间、地点。 请愿书要求中央,国务院在5月3日中午12点以前给与答复,否则保留5月4日游行示威的权利。 请愿书是在我宿舍起草,经过王超华修改定稿的。 Wang Dan writes on 1 May 2010: 21 years ago today: I chaired a press conference held jointly by “gaozilian” (Independent University Student Union) and the “Beijing University … Continue reading

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