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Tian Daoming (田道明), 22, male, a senior at the Department of Management of the University of Science and Technology Beijing. Crushed to death by a tank in the early morning of June 4, 1989. Originally from Shishou City, Hubei Province.
The Changshu Municipal People’s Court in Jiangsu Province today sentenced citizen activist, Gu Yimin (顾义民) , to 18 months’ imprisonment for “inciting subversion of state power.” In addition, Gu will be subjected to two years of post-release deprivation of political rights.
In an open letter to members of China’s legislature and political advisory body, the Tiananmen Mothers urge them to break the 25-year government silence on the June 4, 1989 military crackdown on the Democracy Movement that year, and begin discussion on a resolution. The letter calls on the deputies...
The New School for Democracy and Editorial Board of Anthology of June 4th Poetry have organized a poetry film contest to commemorate June Fourth. The contest aims to broaden artistic creativity and perspectives on freedom by giving participants the opportunity to reflect on and share memories about...
HRIC Resources Portraits of Loss and the Quest for Justice English and Chinese English version produced by Human Rights in China Shot over a period of five years by the Tiananmen Mothers, a group of family members of the victims of the June Fourth crackdown, the video presents portraits of ordinary...
On 29 May 2003, the victims and the families of the victims of the June Fourth massacre in 1989 issued two open letters addressing to President Hu Jintao, Premier Wen Jiabao and the Supreme People's Procuratorate respectively calling for an open dialogue with the new leadership and pressing for a...
May 29, 2003 Mr. Hu Jinta , President Mr. Wen Jiabao , State Council Premier Mr. Wu Bangguo , Chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress, Mr. Jia Qinglin , Chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, Your Excellencies: This...
May 29, 2003 The Supreme People's Procuratorate of the People's Republic of China: As people injured in the massacre and family members of those who died in the June Fourth incident, we submitted our petition on May 17, 1999, to the Supreme People's Procuratorate requesting an investigation into...
PETITION DEMAND ACCOUNTABILITY SUPPORT THE TIANANMEN MOTHERS Support the Tiananmen Mothers in their struggle for a better future for China in which violators of human rights may be held accountable for their acts, and endorse their demands outlined below. I support the Tiananmen Mothers in their...
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,...

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