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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 24th 1989, Beijing China

Written by Diane Gatterdam Twenty-three years ago on this day Wednesday May 24th 1989, at 1:30 100,000 students lead by Chai Ling took a pledge in front of the Monument. The oath went as follows: “To promote the motherland’s democratization, … 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 17th 1989, Beijing China

Written by Diane Gatterdam Twenty-three years ago on this day Wednesday May 17th 1989, with more than 2 million people in and around the square, a planed tour for Gorbachev to the Forbidden City had to be cancelled and his … Continue reading

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Wang Dan: 21 years ago today, 28 May 1989

王丹写于2010年5月28日: 21年前的今天:约八万名大学生与北京市民为响应“全球华人大游行”的倡议,在北京游行。广场指挥部副总指挥张伯笠宣布,将要利用香港捐赠的帐篷,在广场上设立“民主大学”。香港,150万人参加“全球华人大游行” ,创下历史记录。台北,上万名大学生和民众在中正纪念堂集会,声援大陆学生。 Wang Dan writes on 28 May 2010: 21 years ago today: Close to 80,000 students and residents in Beijing marched on the streets in response to an initiative that called on “all ethnic Chinese to join a … Continue reading

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