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23-Year Remembrance of Tiananmen Square – 1989, Beijing China – POSTSCRIPT

Written by Diane Gatterdam The Students of Tiananmen Square 1989 who stood in the face of death for the Human Rights of all Chinese people will always soar high. Their mission lives on until China is free… Two days after … Continue reading

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

Written by Diane Gatterdam The Goddess of Democracy being erected in Tiananmen Square. Twenty-three years ago on this day Monday May 29th 1989, it was the 10th day of martial law and the students heard for the third time that … Continue reading

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23 Year Remembrance of Tiananmen Square – May 22nd 1989, Beijing China

Written by Diane Gatterdam Twenty-three years ago on this day Monday May 22nd 1989, the waiting game between the students and the government dragged on and the morale of the students started to plummet, and a growing number of students … Continue reading

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23 Year Remembrance of Tiananmen Square – May 19th 1989, Beijing China

Written by Diane Gatterdam Twenty-one years ago on this day Friday May 19th 1989, at 4:00 am in the morning, Zhao Ziyang, who for so many years had faithfully followed the dictates of the Party decided to break Party discipline, … Continue reading

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23 Year Remembrance of Tiananmen Square – May 18th 1989, Beijing China

Written by Diane Gatterdam Li Peng vs Wu’er Kaixi! (I believe that Kaixi wins by a long shot!) Twenty-three years ago on this day Thursday May 18th 1989, Mikhail Gorbachev leaves Beijing and with his exit went the protection the … Continue reading

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23 Year Remembrance of Tiananmen Square – May 13th 1989, Beijing China

Written by Diane Gatterdam Twenty-three years ago on this day Saturday May 13th 1989, at noon the two hundred students from Beida signed up for the hunger strike and were invited by their professors to have their last lunch. People … Continue reading

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23 Year Remembrance of Tiananmen Square – May 7th 1989, Beijing China

Written by Diane Gatterdam Twenty-three years ago on this day Sunday May 7th 1989, there was a general feeling of apathy among the students after May 4th. The students has successfully gathered in Tiananmen Square a number of times and … Continue reading

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23 Year Remembrance of Tiananmen Square – May 3rd 1989, Beijing China

Written by Diane Gatterdam Twenty-three years ago on this day, Wednesday May 3rd 1989, in a press conference State Council Spokesman, Yuan Mu rejected the Beida University Students “Twelve preconditions for dialogue.” His remarks emphasized six points: It would be … Continue reading

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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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