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Yang Minghu , male, born February 1, 1947, killed at age 42; before his death, he was a staff member of the legal department of the patent section of the China Trade Promotion Commission; before dawn, at about 2:00am on June 4, 1989, he received a gunshot wound at Nanchizi that split his bladder...
Consisting of footage shot by the Tiananmen Mothers, a group of family members of those killed during the violent crackdown on the 1989 Democracy Movement, Portraits of Loss and the Quest for Justice presents the stories of six victims told by their family members, and of two survivors told by...
On April 1, 2013, in advance of the Qing Ming Festival, a group of independent intellectuals and participants in the 1989 Democracy Movement gathered in a funeral home in Zhengding County, Hebei Province, to pay respect to the victims of the government’s military crackdown on the Democracy Movement...
In May-June 2009, in Hong Kong, students and artists in their late-teens and early-20s organized the P-at-Riot: June Fourth Festival for the Post-80s Generation (80後六四文化祭)—a cultural festival commemorating the 1989 Democracy Movement in China and paying tribute to the victims of the subsequent...
Attachment 1 Announcement of a December 8, 2012 press conference and seminar in Flushing, New York City, organized by “Friends of Liu Xiaobo,” to launch a global campaign to obtain the release of Liu Xiaobo and his wife, Liu Xia. Attachment 2 A letter of support for the campaign from Ding Zilin, a...
[Original Chinese posted online on May 30, 2012, on China in Perspective ]
At the request of Ding Zilin, a spokesperson for the Tiananmen Mothers, Human Rights in China is releasing an open letter entitled “ To Chai Ling—A Belated Open Letter Response .” HRIC has translated the letter into English (see below). On June 4, 2012, Chai Ling posted online an op-ed piece in...
[Remember June Fourth] On the 23rd anniversary of the crackdown of the 1989 Democracy Movement, four Shanghai petitioners publicly commemorated the June Fourth Tiananmen Massacre by holding placards on People’s Square in the center of Shanghai.
At the request of the Tiananmen Mothers, Human Rights in China (HRIC) is issuing the following essay that commemorates the victims of June Fourth on its 23rd anniversary. In the essay, signed by 150 individuals, the Tiananmen Mothers state that their struggle will not cease, and they will not give...

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