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Beijing Activist Commemorates June Fourth in Private, House Monitored throughout the Day

June 4, 2016

On June 4, 2016, the 27th anniversary of the June Fourth crackdown, six police officers, in three shifts, monitored Beijing activist Zha Jianguo’s home. On this day, in his home, he fasted and meditated to commemorate his fellow citizens who died during June Fourth. He reflected on three things:

  • June Fourth revealed to him that the Party will stop at nothing to protect its interests;
  • the reason why the 1989 pro-democracy movement failed was the great imbalance of force between the will of the people and the Party’s guns;
  • the two large obstacles that the Party faces in redressing June Fourth—holding Deng Xiaoping accountable, and how it would deal with another movement of similar magnitude.

The account of his reflection, “This Morning’s Words,” was blocked immediately online. But Zha still managed to send it to a few people, saying: The authorities’ use of this kind of underhanded trick, full of insecurity, only makes us even more self-confident: “We are right, you are wrong!”


今日晨话(之36)

查建国

大家早上好,晚上好!

今天是“六四民运”27周年日。我家门口按例监控我。我一人在家绝食一天。在狱中和出狱后都为六四绝食过,仅以此祭奠六四死难同胞,并静坐静思。将今晨静思三点写如下。

一,六四对我最大启示是什么?我88年底从内蒙古辞职回京。辞职前是地级党委宣传部理论教员。当时我去各县给党员干部讲课,重点是鼓吹“改革”,当时的思想是党要改革。六四枪响,给我最大启示是,他们什么都敢干!为了党的利益已无底线。“不会开枪吧”“真开枪了”人们话语转变之间对这个党的认识提到了一个新的高度,这是六四对中国民运最大贡献。六四后我公开退党,给过去入过中共这个污点历史画上句号。

二,“六四民运”为何失败?六四后很多人在总结,失败原因可举若干,但主因是力量对比悬殊。我们的力量是什么?是人心,是人心的动员。当学生为主的示威变成市民为主,体制内人雪崩反戈时,枪口在上亿人的呐喊声中将掉转方向,得人心者得天下。

三,习中央会为六四平反吗?中共为六四平反有两大障碍,(1)对邓如何评价,追责?(2)再来“六四”式风暴怎么办?“为六四平反”可以是斗争策略性口号,但如真认为习中央可能平反则是政治幼稚病了。六四将在下次六四中平反!

6月4日晨北京

(我写的“今日晨话”昨天已经入不进各群,被屏蔽了,但还可发个人,那我就发些个人。面对如潮的六四评论,你们不敢正面争鸣,只能用屏蔽这种下作手段对付,这种不自信只能使我们更自信:我们正确,你们错了!)

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