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June Fourth (六四)

“I will not be silenced. I want truth behind Tiananmen”
The Telegraph, June 3, 2014
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/10873738/I-will-not-be-silenced.-I-want-truth-behind-Tiananmen.html

See video statements by the Tiananmen Mothers:
Through video, Tiananmen Mothers speak out on 25th anniversary of June Fourth
天安门母亲发布视频纪念六四25周年
Human Rights in China, May 30, 2014
EN: http://www.hrichina.org/en/press-work/press-release/through-video-tiananmen-mothers-speak-out-25th-anniversary-june-fourth
CH: http://www.hrichina.org/chs/xin-wen-gong-zuo/xin-wen-fa-bu/tian-men-mu-qin-fa-bu-shi-pin-ji-nian-liu-si-25zhou-nian

China media “largely quiet” on Tiananmen anniversary
六四周年:中国媒体沉默 环时对外发声
British Broadcasting Corporation, June 4, 2014
EN: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-27692365
CH: http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2014/06/140604_china_media_tiananmen.shtml

Dalai Lama, on Tiananmen anniversary, urges China to embrace democracy
Reuters, June 4, 2014
http://in.reuters.com/article/2014/06/04/china-tiananmen-dalai-lama-idINKBN0EF0N420140604

六四周年:中国严控微博 封杀措施空前 (June Fourth Anniversary: China strictly controls weibo)
British Broadcasting Corporation, June 4, 2014
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2014/06/140604_june_four_social_media_censorship.shtml

Fewer Hong Kongers support 1989 Tiananmen protests, survey finds
调查称香港人对六四民运支持度有所降低
The New York Times, June 4, 2014
cn.nytimes.com/china/20140604/c04hongkongers/dual/

港媒社评:“国殇六四必须平反” (HK media: Gov’t must reassess June Fourth martyrs’ memory)
British Broadcasting Corporation, June 4, 2014
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2014/06/140604_pressreview_hongkong_64.shtml

See statement:
民慟巨刺必須拔除 國殤六四必須平反 (Nat’l grief must end, gov’t must reassess June Fourth martyrs’ memory)
Mingpao, June 4, 2014
http://news.mingpao.com/20140604/mra.htm

LinkedIn under fire for censoring Tiananmen Square posts
The Guardian, June 4, 2014
http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2014/jun/04/linkedin-tiananmen-posts-china-censorship

Statements on June Fourth

联合国人权官员要求中国澄清六四真相 (UN rights chief calls on China to establish truth surrounding June Fourth)
British Broadcasting Corporation, June 3, 2014
www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2014/06/140603_un_pillay_1989_china.shtml

See statement:
Pillay urges China to release detained activists, relax restrictions on discussion of 1989 Tiananmen protests
皮莱敦促中国释放被拘押的活动人士,宽松对1989年天安门抗议事件讨论的限 制
Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, June 3, 2014
EN: bit.ly/18wwYxd
CH: bit.ly/1p4DH8j

Statement by the Press Secretary on the 25th anniversary of Tiananmen Square
The White House, June 4, 2014
http://iipdigital.usembassy.gov/st/english/texttrans/2014/06/20140604300757.html?CP.rss=true#axzz33gmOTzto

Statements by CECC Members on the 25th Anniversary of Tiananmen
Congressional-Executive Commission on China, June 3, 2014
http://www.cecc.gov/media-center/press-releases/statements-by-cecc-members-on-the-25th-anniversary-of-tiananmen

佩洛西:天安门广场精神长存但挑战仍在 (Pelosi: Tiananmen Square sentiment forever exists, challenges still remain)
British Broadcasting Corporation, June 4, 2014
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/world/2014/06/140604_us_china_pelosi_64.shtml

See statement:
Pelosi statement on 25th anniversary of Tiananmen Square massacre
Office of Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, June 3, 2014
http://www.democraticleader.gov/Pelosi_Statement_on_25th_Anniversary_Tiananmen

Detentions and Crackdown
Beijing targets artists, students on Tiananmen anniversary
北京宋庄因六四被严控多人被上岗 诗人出版25首诗作纪念六四
Radio Free Asia, June 3, 2014
EN: http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/anniversary-06032014173537.html
CH: www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/sy-06032014114213.html

China's Tiananmen Square locked down by security forces on 25th anniversary
The Telegraph, June 4, 2014
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/10873978/Chinas-Tiananmen-Square-locked-down-by-security-forces-on-25th-anniversary.html

“天安门母亲”万安公墓拜祭家屬受严密监控 (Tiananmen Mothers under strict surveillance as they grieve at victims’ graves)
British Broadcasting Corporation, June 4, 2014
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2014/06/140604_64_beijing_tiananmen_mother.shtml

六四前夕北京高校留学生“被旅游” 维稳力度空前大量访民被控制 (Overseas students forced to go on “sightseeing” trip ahead of June Fourth, large number of petitioners under surveillance)
Radio Free Asia, June 3, 2014
www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/yf-06032014114054.html

Related:
Restrictions, detentions, and disappearances before June 4, 2014
2014年六四25周年纪念日前被限制自由、拘留和失踪者名单
Human Rights in China, May 2014
EN: www.hrichina.org/en/restrictions-detentions-and-disappearances-june-4-2014
CH: www.hrichina.org/chs/2014nian-liu-si-25zhou-nian-ji-nian-ri-qian-bei-xian-zhi-zi-you-ju-liu-he-shi-zong-zhe-ming-dan

June Fourth Related Events
Live-blogging the Tiananmen Square anniversary
The New York Times, June 4, 2014
http://sinosphere.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/06/03/live-blogging-the-25-tiananmen-square-anniversary/?_php=true&_type=blogs&partner=rss&emc=rss&_r=0

25th anniversary of Tiananmen Square event
United States Department of State, June 3, 2014
http://www.state.gov/r/pa/prs/ps/2014/06/227077.htm

Tiananmen memory flickers in tiny Hong Kong museum
Associated Press, June 3, 2014
www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia_pacific/tiananmen-memory-flickers-in-tiny-hong-kong-museum/2014/06/03/4af93226-eae3-11e3-b10e-5090cf3b5958_story.html

Sneaking remembrance into Tiananmen Square
The New York Times, June 3, 2014
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/06/04/world/asia/sneaking-remembrance-into-tiananmen-square.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Sea of lights as “record crowd” marks 25th anniversary of Tiananmen crackdown
South China Morning Post, June 4, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1525344/record-crowd-commemorates-25th-anniversary-tiananmen-crackdown

Related:
LIVE BLOG: Tiananmen Square 25th anniversary vigil in Hong Kong
South China Morning Post, June 4, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1525282/tiananmen-square-25th-anniversary-vigil-live-blog

音频:胡佳谈绝食悼念六四死难者 (Video: Hu Jia discusses June Fourth commemorative hunger strike relay)
British Broadcasting Corporation, June 4, 2014
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/multimedia/2014/06/140604_aud_hujia_64.shtml

For more June Fourth related events:
June Fourth 25th anniversary related activities
六四25周年相关活动
Human Rights in China, Updated May 28, 2014
EN: http://www.hrichina.org/en/june-fourth-overview
CH: http://www.hrichina.org/chs/liu-si-gai-shu

Reflections
Here’s how Tiananmen lives on, 25 years after the bloody crackdown
The Washington Post, June 3, 2014
www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/worldviews/wp/2014/06/03/heres-how-tiananmen-lives-on-25-years-after-the-bloody-crackdown/

Far from Beijing, jaded students inspired to protest
25年前,我身边的中国大学生
The New York Times, June 4, 2014
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20140604/c04students/dual/

How Tiananmen spurred veteran lawyer to defend activists when no-one else dared
South China Morning Post, June 4, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1525196/how-tiananmen-spurred-veteran-lawyer-defend-activists-when-no-one-else

Archive footage: 25th anniversary of Tiananmen Square massacre
The Telegraph, June 3, 2014
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/10872869/Archive-footage-25th-anniversary-of-Tiananmen-Square-massacre.html

视频:六四25周年北京百姓反应 (Video: Beijingers' reactions to 25th anniversary of June Fourth)
British Broadcasting Corporation, June 4, 2014
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/multimedia/2014/06/140604_video_tiananmen_25_rex.shtml

Q. and A.: Louisa Lim on the pivot point for China’s contemporary history
前美国驻华记者著书谈六四改变中国历史
The New York Times, June 4, 2014
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20140604/c04limqa/dual/

June 4: the day that defines, and still haunts China
National Public Radio, June 3, 2014
www.npr.org/blogs/parallels/2014/06/03/318454674/june-4-the-day-that-defines-and-still-haunts-china

For one Tiananmen-era student, a very different path to power
被六四改变命运的商人肖建华
The New York Times, June 4, 2014
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20140604/c04elite/dual/

Tiananmen square protests and crackdown: 25 years on
The Guardian, June 3, 2014
www.theguardian.com/world/2014/jun/03/tiananmen-square-protests-crackdown-25-years-on

Tiananmen, forgotten
被遗忘的天安门
The New York Times, June 4, 2014
http://cn.nytimes.com/opinion/20140604/c04gao/dual/

何晓清专访(上):后89很多民运人士被边缘化,新书希望还原真象 (Interview with Rowena He: pro-democracy activists marginalized after 1989, new book to shed light on facts)
Radio Free Asia, June 3, 2014
www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/vt-06032014115859.html

Q & A: Liu Heung Shing on photographing Tiananmen
美联社记者用镜头记录的六四
The New York Times, June 3, 2014
cn.nytimes.com/china/20140603/c03hsliuqa/dual/

Interview: “Tiananmen was an important opportunity”
Radio Free Asia, June 4, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/tiananmen-06032014141504.html

Tiananmen Square: then and now
The Wall Street Journal, June 4, 2014
blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2014/06/04/tiananmen-square-then-and-now/?mod=chinablog

Tiananmen anniversary: A revolution which almost succeeded
British Broadcasting Corporation, June 3, 2014
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-27685055

Chinese students far removed from Tiananmen of 1989
北京大学生慎谈天安门事件
Financial Times, June 4, 2014
EN: www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/d6c37b98-eaf4-11e3-9c8b-00144feabdc0.html#axzz33cxw89oT
CH: www.ftchinese.com/story/001056554

Tiananmen Square: an exile's story
British Broadcasting Corporation, June 4, 2014
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-27691759

This 1989 speech is one of the most important in China's history — and only eight people have heard it
Vox, June 2, 2014
www.vox.com/2014/6/2/5772016/this-1989-speech-is-one-of-the-most-important-in-chinas-history-and

“Learn from Mandela”: Party elder urges China to release truth about Tiananmen for national healing
South China Morning Post, June 4, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1525324/learn-mandela-party-elder-urges-china-release-truth-about-tiananmen

Tiananmen Square: my memories
British Broadcasting Corporation, June 3, 2014
http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-27603806

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