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June Fourth 30th Anniversary (“六四”三十周年)

On This Day — May 27, 1989: Debates on whether to stay in the Square: The Capital Joint Liaison Group, a group consisting of workers, students, and intellectuals, states that the students should stay on the square until May 30. A few student representatives refuse to agree to retreat on May 30, believing that a withdrawal without any concession from the government is tantamount to surrender. The Capital Joint Liaison Group agrees.
See HRIC chronology and resources.

Related:
HRIC’s “Unforgotten” project: profiles of June Fourth Victims
‐ Project subsite homepage
‐ HRIC statement
‐ Profiles of the “Unforgotten”

中學生嘆有包袱 赴六四晚會「戴帽戴眼鏡」(Hong Kong student from China describes fear and uncertainty over learning about June 4 and taking part in anniversary activities)
Ming Pao, May 27, 2019

Related:
Generation Amnesia: Why China’s youth don’t talk about Tiananmen
South China Morning Post, May 26, 2019

30 years ago: Tide turns toward hard-liner
China Digital Times, May 26, 2019

六四30周年特辑之六:大学生 不成熟的八九民运主体 (June Fourth 30th anniversary special feature: University students, the core of a fledgling 1989 democratic movement)
BBC, May 26, 2019

【六四三十】支聯會遊行悼念兼反送中 老中青齊上街拒絕遺忘 (Over 2,000 protestors of different generations rally in June Fourth anniversary march, also protesting against extradition law amendments)
Inmediahk.net, May 26, 2019

Related:
In Pictures: 30 years on, thousands in Hong Kong demand justice for Tiananmen Massacre victims
Hong Kong Free Press, May 27, 2019

六四30年:被忽略的“六四抗暴者” (Civil Disobedience Against Government Violence: The forgotten names in history)
Voice of America, May 25, 2019

30 years ago: Chaos among the leaders
China Digital Times, May 25, 2019

The road not taken: China after Tiananmen
Financial Times, May 24, 2019

How Hong Kong activists helped fund Chinese dissidents and pro-democracy activists caught up in Tiananmen Square crackdown
South China Morning Post, May 24, 2019

30 years ago: Changes at top are hinted
China Digital Times, May 24, 2019

Monday, May 27, 2019

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