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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...
From Asia News (Italia), “ Tiananmen’s legacy: after 26 years, participants still in prison for human rights ”: Still, this year, the Tiananmen Mothers have issued again a message, calling for a review of what happened and an exemplary condemnation of the perpetrators of "historical crimes". This...
From The Wall Street Journal, “ Hong Kong’s Tiananmen Vigil to Embrace ‘Occupy’ Generation ”: In a letter signed by members of the Tiananmen Mothers group and translated by New York- and Hong Kong-based group Human Rights in China , the women said that “monitoring did not stop with the passing of...
From The Wall Street Journal, “ The Open Wound of Tiananmen ”: As Thursday’s 26th anniversary approached, an association of victims’ families, the Tiananmen Mothers, published an open letter on June 1 . They lamented that their loved ones “cannot rest in peace” without truth and justice. See HRIC...
From Public Radio International: “ China now targeting moms of Tiananmen victims to erase memory of its bloody crackdown ”: Since 1995, the Tiananmen Mothers have been asking the government to acknowledge the events surrounding the crackdown. And this week, the group published an open letter...
From Radio Free Asia, “ China Detains Dissidents, Rights Activists Ahead of June 4 Anniversary ”: "The leaders of a state not only inherit their predecessors ‘successes, but should also bear historical responsibility for their predecessors' crimes," the group said in a statement issued via the New...


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