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As the June Fourth government crackdown on the 1989 Democracy Movement continues to recede into the past, and as victims’ families age and pass away, broad and more effective international actions are increasingly critical to support the families’ appeals for justice. With complete impunity for the...
At the request of the Tiananmen Mothers, Human Rights in China issues the following essay by the group in remembrance of their loved ones who were killed in June Fourth 1989. On the 27th Anniversary of the June Fourth Massacre The Tiananmen Mothers June 1, 2016 [Translation by Human Rights in China...
From Foreign Policy, “ China is exporting its Tiananmen censorship and we are all victims ”: The most vocal are The Tienanmen Mothers , a group of relatives, friends, and supporters of those who died on June 4, 1989. In their open letter this year, they describe new “all-encompassing” surveillance...
From, “ Families demand justice for China's Tiananmen victims ”: In a letter published by Human Rights in China , the group Tiananmen Mothers demanded a list of the dead, compensation for their families and the punishment of those responsible for the massacre. See HRIC press work on...
From San Francisco Gate, “ Thousands of Hong Kong residents remember Tiananmen crackdown ”: Tiananmen Mothers, a group of women whose children were killed during the massacre, in a letter published by Human Rights in China , demanded a list of the dead, compensation for their families and the...
From World Magazine, “ Remembering the Tiananmen Square massacre ”: The Tiananmen Mothers , an activist group made up of relatives of those killed in Tiananmen, also released an open letter last week through U.S.-based Human Rights in China, calling on the country’s top leadership to admit to the...
From Latin American Herald Tribune, “ Tiananmen Massacre Anniversary Marked by China’s Silence & Tributes Abroad ”: The Tiananmen Mothers activist group, comprising of over a 100 family members of the victims of Tiananmen, have written an open letter to the Chinese government this year asking...
From The Irish Times, “ Tiananmen Square massacre’s significance is undiminished ”: “The truth of this tragedy has to this day not been laid bare to the world, and the massacre victims, who have still not received justice, cannot rest in peace,” they said in a letter run by the activist...
From China Digital Times, “ NGOs in China: Public Consultation and Party Creep ”: More than 800 comments have so far been submitted, according to Human Rights in China . See HRIC press work on Tiananmen Mothers ( 天安门母亲)
From Shanghaiist, “ Dissidents detained ahead of June 4 anniversary, activist group calls on China to atone for 'crimes' ”: Tiananmen Mothers , an activist group composed of family members of victims from the 1989 crackdown, made headlines on Monday when it released an open letter through NY-based...


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