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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,...
Human Rights in China (HRIC) has learned that Internet activist Du Daobin will go to trial on May 18 in closed proceedings, and without the benefit of his chosen defense counsel.
Human Rights in China (HRIC) strongly protests the recent arrest of “Tiananmen Mothers” Ding Zilin , Zhang Xianling and Huang Jinping , and is raising their cases with governments and UN human rights bodies.
Our support to your fight against the legislation of Article 23 of Basic Law July 10, 2003
As the 16th Congress of China's Communist Party closed at the end of last week with the announcement of a new leadership, relatives of students killed in a brutal army crackdown in Tiananmen Square 13 years ago appealed to President Jiang Zemin's successor, and his politburo deputies, to set up an...
This essay, penned for the 12th anniversary of June Fourth, reflects on three people who died unjust deaths at different moments in the course of the last 50 years. Its author, Ding Zilin , is the coordinator of the Tiananmen Mothers group that is campaigning for a proper accounting for the 1989...
Since the launch of this global effort to give solidarity to the Tiananmen Mothers’ struggle for accountability in May 2000, his campaign has become a key focus of activities to remember the events of 1989 in Hong Kong. In the past year, the campaign has concentrated on human rights education,...
Upon Li Peng's visit to New York, Human Rights in China (HRIC) amplifies the basic demands of the Tiananmen Mothers, urging accountability for the June 4, 1989 massacre. The Tiananmen Mothers, a network of courageous family members who lost loved ones in the 1989 tragedy, have made repeated...
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...
Announcing the launch of a global campaign Acting on the orders of the Chinese leadership, martial law troops brutally ended the Tiananmen Square protests when they opened fire with tanks and machine guns on the unarmed people of Beijing on June 4, 1989, initiating a massacre which took lives of...

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