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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 27th 1989, Beijing China

Written by Diane Gatterdam Twenty-three years ago on this day Saturday May 27th 1989, a summit meeting of movement leaders and intellectuals was held outside the Square. Chai Ling finally relented and agreed that the student’s cause would be best … Continue reading

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23 Year Remembrance of Tiananmen Square – May 25th 1989, Beijing China

Written by Diane Gatterdam Twenty-three years ago on this day Thursday May 25th 1989, the Autonomous Federation of Students sent 5 teams of students to various places around the country to network, the first headed by Wu’er Kaixi, had already … Continue reading

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

Written by Diane Gatterdam Twenty-three years ago on this day Tuesday May 23nd 1989, the State Security Ministry reported on the situation in the Square, stating that only about 10,000 students were still sitting in, a majority of them from … 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 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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Wang Dan: 21 years ago today, 20 May 1989

王丹写于2010年5月20日: 21年前的今天:凌晨开始,成千上万的群众在北京各个路口拦截戒严部队的车辆。香港《文汇 报》在社论版开天窗,上书“痛心疾首”四个大字。包遵信、嚴家其、蘇曉康、王軍濤、沈大德、吳廷嘉, 閔琦、陳小平等发表誓词: “絕不向專制屈服.” Wang Dan writes on 20 May 2010: 21 years ago today: since midnight, tens of thousands of people had gathered at major intersections in Beijing to intercept vehicles of the martial law troops. Hong Kong … Continue reading

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Wang Dan: 21 years ago today, 14 May 1989

王丹写于2010年5月14日: 21年前的今天:凌晨,陈希同、李铁映等到广场上,试图劝退学生未果。白天,全市高校总动员,到广场声援。绝食团开始组织纠察队。晚上,统战部长阎明复邀请绝食学生代表到统战部,我代表绝食团参加。王军涛等知识界代表也与会,据说是阎明复委托他们出来在政府与学生间斡旋。 Wang Dan writes on 14 May 2010: 21 years ago today: Before dawn, Chen Xitong, Li Tieying and others arrived at Tiananmen Square. They attempted, without success, to urge the students to disperse and leave. At dawn, all … Continue reading

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