Tag Archives: Yuan Mu

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 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 – May 2nd 1989, Beijing China

Written by Diane Gatterdam Twenty-three years ago on this day, Tuesday May 2nd 1989, another election for the Preparatory Committee was held at Beida and the newly elected members were: Yang Tao, Xiong Yan, Feng Congde, Chang Jin and Wang … Continue reading

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23 Year Remembrance of Tiananmen Square – May 1st 1989, Beijing China

Written by Diane Gatterdam Twenty-three years ago on this day Monday May 1st 1989, Zhao Ziyang chaired a meeting of the Politburo Standing Committee. In this meeting there was a back and forth dialogue between him and Li Peng. *** … 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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Wang Dan: 21 Years Ago Today, 2 May 1989

王丹写于2010年5月2日: 21年前的今天:下午与王超华,郑绪光率北京40多所高校的70多名代表,到全国人大和国务院的办公厅递交昨天的请愿书。晚上,袁木上电视回应,指责我们背后有黑手,拒绝接受请愿书提出的要求。五四大游行已经箭在弦上。 Wang Dan writes on 2 May 2010: 21 year ago today: in the afternoon, a team of more than 70 delegates from 40 or so universities, led by Wang Chaohua, Zheng Xuguang and I, arrived at the Office … Continue reading

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