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The view from Latin America Impunity , in the human rights context, refers to the lack of accountability for human rights violations committed, or condoned, by agents of the state. In the vast majority of countries, when agents of the state - members of the military, police and other armed forces,...
Supplementary petition to the Supreme People's Procuratorate for a thorough investigation of the June Fourth Massacre On May 17, 1999, we, the June Fourth victims and victims' families, submitted to the Supreme People's Procuratorate of the People's Republic of China a petition for a thorough...
Tiananmen mothers operate in ever-more circumscribed space The woman at the forefront of the Tiananmen Mothers 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 internal dynamics...
Consisting of footage shot by the Tiananmen Mothers, a group of family members of those killed during the violent crackdown on the 1989 Democracy Movement, Portraits of Loss and the Quest for Justice presents the stories of six victims told by their family members, and of two survivors told by...
In an open letter to China’s legislature and political advisory body to demand a just resolution of the June Fourth crackdown on the Democracy Movement of 1989, the Tiananmen Mothers stress that “the only feasible way to solve the June Fourth issue is through legislative and judicial procedures.”
Attachment 1 Announcement of a December 8, 2012 press conference and seminar in Flushing, New York City, organized by “Friends of Liu Xiaobo,” to launch a global campaign to obtain the release of Liu Xiaobo and his wife, Liu Xia. Attachment 2 A letter of support for the campaign from Ding Zilin, a...
At the request of Ding Zilin, a spokesperson for the Tiananmen Mothers, Human Rights in China is releasing an open letter entitled “ To Chai Ling—A Belated Open Letter Response .” HRIC has translated the letter into English (see below). On June 4, 2012, Chai Ling posted online an op-ed piece in...
At the request of the Tiananmen Mothers, Human Rights in China (HRIC) is issuing the following essay that commemorates the victims of June Fourth on its 23rd anniversary. In the essay, signed by 150 individuals, the Tiananmen Mothers state that their struggle will not cease, and they will not give...
In advance of this year’s “Two Congresses,” due to begin on March 5, the Tiananmen Mothers have issued an open letter to the Fifth Plenary Session of the Eleventh National People’s Congress and Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference.
On the eve of the 22nd anniversary of the June Fourth crackdown, the Tiananmen Mothers , a group of 127 family members of those killed and injured, revealed that public security personnel visited one family several times in recent months to discuss payment in order to “resolve” the June Fourth...

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