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On the night of June 3-4, 1989, the authorities carried out a violent military crackdown on democracy protestors and independent union activists who had been gathering since April and attracting growing popular support. While international reporting focused on Tiananmen Square and Beijing, the crackdown was implemented nationally and resulted in a still unconfirmed number of deaths and detentions across China.

April 27 to June 4, 1989 Returned from Columbia University, where he was a visiting scholar, to Beijing to participate in the 1989 Democracy Movement, including the hunger strike June 6, 1989 to January 1991 Detained at Qincheng Prison in Beijing on charges of “counterrevolution” September 1989...
Inter Press Service Until now, the only disturbance of this peaceful climate was sparked by a debate over the accreditation of the non-governmental organisation Human Rights in China (HRIC). The New York-based group, founded in 1989 by Chinese scientists and scholars, states that its mission is to...
Kyodo News Off campus, police have detained "dissidents" in connection with the earlier demonstrations, according to the New York-based advocacy group Human Rights in China. The rights group named eight people detained, including Beijing AIDS activist Hu Jia and Xu Wanping, a former 1989 democracy...
"...Meanwhile, Jin's wife and daughter, both US citizens, crossed the border with no problems, despite the fact that his wife, Stacy Mosher, is the communications director for the New York-based non-government organization Human Rights in China , established by dissidents in 1989..." Full Article
"...It also coincides with European Union deliberations on whether to lift a weapons embargo imposed on China after the violent crackdown on student demonstrators at Tiananmen Square in 1989. Nicholas Becquelin of the Human Rights in China group sees the timing of the release of information on the...
"We are extremely concerned to hear that one of the three heroes who threw ink and eggs at the portrait of Mao Zedong during the 1989 democracy movement on Tiananmen Square has been detained and is likely to be deported back to China," said the petition, which was headed by the chairman of the New...
by Alan A. Stone, M.D. Psychiatric Times "...China’s persecution of the Falun Gong was obviously not the first occasion for human rights groups to focus on China. The ruthless and bloody suppression of the pro-democracy movement after the student demonstrations in Tiananmen Square in 1989 mobilized...
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"... 'We must now in equally clear and unequivocal terms tell these leaders: The massacre that took place in the Chinese capital in 1989 was a crime against the people, and a crime against humanity,' Ding said on the website of the New York-based Human Rights in China ..." Full Article

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