LA Times: China battens down hatches as Tiananmen anniversary nears
Excerpted from LA Times:
Ding Zilin, whose 17-year-old son was killed in the crackdown and who now heads the group Tiananmen Mothers, was told to leave Beijing until the anniversary passed, said the New York-based group Human Rights in China.
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For more information on this issue, see:
- Human Rights in China, "Chinese Authorities Detain Former June Fourth Prisoner Wu Gaoxing after Open Letter," June 1, 2009
- Human Rights in China, "Open Letter to China's Leaders from Five Former June Fourth Prisoners from Zhejiang," May 30, 2009
- Human Rights in China, June Fourth Resources
- "Portraits of Lives Lost and the Quest for Justice," A video by the Tiananmen Mothers
- Human Rights in China, June Fourth Prisoner List, May 2009
- Human Rights in China, June Fourth Podcast Series
- Human Rights in China, “Tiananmen Mothers: Public Statement on the 20th Anniversary of the June Fourth Massacre,” May 27, 2009