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In advance of the 20th anniversary of the June 4, 1989, military crackdown on the democracy demonstrations in Tiananmen Square, the Tiananmen Mothers , a group of mothers and relatives who lost their loved ones during the government action, has asked Human Rights in China (HRIC) to make public a...
Human Rights in China has learned that authorities have closely monitored activities carried out on the occasion of the 19th anniversary of the 1989 June Fourth crackdown, and harassed numerous individuals attempting to commemorate the anniversary.
Excerpted from The Earth Times : Several rights groups joined the Tiananmen Mothers on Wednesday in pushing the Chinese government to account for its actions and release prisoners still held for taking part in the 1989 demonstrations. "The Chinese government must stop whitewashing the history of...
Despite official surveillance, harassment, and detention, Chinese voices have continued courageously to raise appeals for accountability and justice over the past 19 years. These voices include the Tiananmen Mothers, a group of June Fourth victims and their families; Dr. Jiang Yanyong, a People’s...
In 2006, HRIC conducted interviews with individuals involved in the 1989 Tiananmen Square movement. Released in an audio podcast series, these oral histories explore the role of democracy and independent movements as China moves into the future. This podcast series is also a new media contribution...
In the final 100-day countdown to the 2008 Olympic Games, the Chinese government still has a valuable opportunity to demonstrate its commitment and respect for its international obligations, including international human rights and Olympics host promises of greater openness, social development, and...
Commemorating the 19th anniversary of the Chinese authorities' violent crackdown on the 1989 Democracy Movement, the Tiananmen Mothers are releasing maps marking the location of victims' deaths and the hospitals where the bodies of the dead were taken.


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