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23 Year Remembrance of Tiananmen Square – April 30th 1989, Beijing China

Written by Diane Gatterdam Twenty-three years ago on this day Sunday April 30th 1989, Zhao Ziyang returned from North Korea, and was meet at the train station by Li Peng, Qiao Shi, Tian Jinun and Wen Jiabao. Zhao told them … Continue reading

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23 Year Remembrance of Tiananmen Square- April 15th 1989, Beijing China

Written by Diane Gatterdam Twenty-three years ago, on this day April 15th 1989, Hu Yaobang died. This news of Hu Yaobang’s death shocked Beijing and China. Wen Jiabao was asked to work on the funeral arrangements that were normal for … Continue reading

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Wang Dan: 21 years ago today, 19 May 1989

王丹写于2010年5月19日: 21年前的今天:凌晨4点,赵紫阳在温家宝陪同下到广场,落泪发表了“我老了,未来是你们的”的讲话。晚上 10点,李鹏宣布戒严,广场指挥部宣布停止绝食,改为静坐。我回到北大营队,准备迎接最残酷的可能。详见我的《广场的最后一夜》(《2009年台湾年度散文》,九歌2009)。 Wang Dan Writes on 19 May 2010: 21 years ago today: At 4 o’clock in the morning, Zhao Ziyang, accompanied by Wen Jiabao, arrived at Tiananmen Square, where he delivered a speech in tears, saying: “I am … Continue reading

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