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Zan Aizong (昝爱宗) was detained and questioned for half a day on May 20, 2014, on suspicion of “picking quarrels and provoking trouble.” During a search of his apartment, the Hangzhou police confiscated a computer, a USB drive, and other items. Zan is an outspoken writer and journalist who currently...
Wang Qingying (王清营) was criminally detained on May 16, 2014 by police from the Baiyun District in Guangzhou on suspicion of "picking quarrels and provoking troubles." Prior to his detention, plainclothes men searched Wang's home without showing ID cards or search warrants. They took away mobile...
Lawyer Tang Jingling ( 唐荆陵) was criminally detained on May 16, 2014 on suspicion of “picking quarrels and provoking troubles” at Baiyun District Detention Center in Guangzhou, after police confiscated two computers and three mobile phones from his home. Tang founded the “Non-violent Citizens’...
In the lead up to the 25th anniversary of a horrific episode of government-ordered military violence against unarmed civilians, the Chinese authorities have redoubled their efforts—by criminal detention and other means of control—to suppress remembrances of what happened in June 1989. The Tiananmen...
六四诗选

100位海内外重要诗人、文人与革命者的代表诗作,包括多篇首度出土的珍贵文献,从私人独白到公共演说,突破封锁和消音,传递反国家暴力的烽火,作为转型正义、历史正义的精神文本,展现撕开历史幕幔、洞穿历史高墙的诗性之光。全书以编年方式凸显流变脉络,堪称最具时代意义与文学价值的经典选本。

 
[Translation by Human Rights in China] In the early morning of June 4, 1989, Luan Yiwei was shot in the waist at the intersection of Chang’an Avenue and Nanchizi Street. He died just a day short of his 35th birthday. His wife, Chen Mei ( 陈梅 ) , born in 1956, graduated from Beijing International...
[Translation by Human Rights in China] Shi Yan’s ( 石岩 ) father, Shi Feng ( 石峰 ) , was an art consultant and composer for the Dalian Department of Cultural Affairs, Liaoning Province, and is now retired. His mother, Han Shuxiang ( 韩淑香 ), was a surgeon in the Dalian Municipal Central Hospital, and is...
Tank Man: How a Photograph Defined China's Protest Movement (Captured World History)

“In this book from the new Captured World History series, Burgan offers a concise, clearly written account of events before, during, and after the June demonstrations as well as a riveting story of how Widener came to take the photo…An interesting perspective on a single photo and its historical context. Grades 5-8.” –Carolyn Phelan, Booklist

Tiananmen Square "Massacre"? The Power of Words vs. Silent Evidence (The Art of Media Disinformation is Hurting the World and Humanity)

The so-called Tiananmen Square “Massacre” is one of the most misleading events the US government and the Western media have used to demonize the Chinese government each and every year since 1989. There was ample silent evidence in the images produced by the Western media that told the story of a highly restrained and caring Chinese government facing a protest similar to those in the West at various stages of their economic development. However, the West and anti-communist forces had capitalized on the situation in 1989 to fuel the public’s anger, intending to overthrow a good government.

Tiananmen Moon: Inside the Chinese Student Uprising of 1989

“His book, written with the dual perspective of a participant in the movement and as a freelancer working with the international press, is the first and last word on that historic and horrific moment in the rise of modern China.”— Gay Talese, author of A Writer's Life

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