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Sharon Hom : I would like to start with a question about the genesis of the idea to organize a candlelight vigil in Victoria Park. When was it first organized? Who were the conveners? What were the goals?
By Perry Link While Chinese society wallows in a cynicism brought on by decades of official lies and abuse, the courageous defense of truth and love offers a bulwark for a unifying moral framework. Two days after the June Fourth massacre, when the blood on the streets of Beijing had already dried,...
Translation and Abridgment by Human Rights in China When the tank arrived, the students were sitting in a circle in the center of Tiananmen Square. The opening ceremony of the Democracy University in the Square had begun.
May 14, 2002 [English translation by Human Rights in China]
Li Heng For nearly 20 years, and against official silence, Ding Zilin and other families of the victims of the June Fourth crackdown—the Tiananmen Mothers—have pressed the Chinese government for “truth, compensation, accountability.” In this interview, Ding asks not only the Chinese authorities,...
The Li Peng lawsuit & universal jurisdiction over violations of rights
Tiananmen mothers operate in ever-more circumscribed space The woman at the forefront of the Tiananmen Mothers? campaign against impunity, Ding Zilin , describes the difficulties they face in their work, the reasons behind their focus on humanitarian assistance for victims? families and the...
May – August 2009 May 7, 2009 Hundreds of retired teachers not officially on the government payroll petitioned the Hubei Provincial Department of Education and the main provincial government office to demand pensions and wages on par with teachers on the government payroll. Two teachers were...
Epoch Times reporter Yang Hongfeng interviewed Zhang Xianling by telephone on April 3, shortly after Zhang and two other Tiananmen Mothers, Ding Zilin and Huang Jinping, were released from several days’ detention by Chinese authorities. April 3 was also the birthday of Zhang’s son, Wang Nan, who...
The information contained in this summary is based on information collected by HRIC in June and is not intended as a complete list. Rather, it should be viewed as a representation of larger trends of dissent and repression in China. Media Censorship Petitions and Protests Human Rights Defenders...


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