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  1. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Likelihood of a 'mini-Tiananmen' worries government, Regina Ip says

    Posted Sep 29th 2014, 05:23am by Peter So

    ... by students to push for a democratic China, but it ended abruptly when the People's Liberation Army moved in on protesters at Beijing's Tiananmen Square on June 4, 1989. Hundreds, perhaps ... as "uncivil and uncivillised" for resorting to disrespectful behaviour and insults to run down government officials. "They remind you of Tiananmen- the protesters asking for dialogue ...

  2. News - Hong Kong

    LIVE BLOG: Tiananmen Square 25th anniversary vigil in Hong Kong

    Posted Jun 04th 2014, 04:53pm by Tanna Chong, Tony Cheung, Jeffie Lam and Johnny Tam

    ... and a torch is lit in the memory of the slain protesters.   LIVE UPDATES 11.40pm More than two hundred protesters, the majority appearing to be university students holding banners of their student ... minutes. Policemen, also numbering in the hundreds, appeared to have allowed the protesters to go on after failing to stop them. The protesters moved slowly from Victoria Park, chanting slogans ...

  3. News - China - POLITICS

    Li Peng publishes his political memoir – but fails to cover his role in Tiananmen crackdown

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 01:12pm by Keith Zhai

    ... Keith Zhai keith.zhai@scmp.com Book penned by former premier, who is held responsible by many for crushing the pro-democracy demonstrations, only covers events up to 1983 Li Peng, the retired premier who played a key role in the bloody crackdown of Tiananmen Square protest 25 years ago, published his official memoir yesterday. The autobiography of the 85-year-old, which covers ...


    Beijing deports artist detained in Tiananmen anniversary crackdown

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 09:41am

    ... a former protester in the 1989 pro-democracy movement, had been detained for fraudulently obtaining a visa. Guo told members of the media awaiting his arrival at Sydney Airport on Tuesday he ... remembrance. Guo was studying art in Beijing when he was swept into the 1989 student protests and witnessed the military crackdown that began on the night of June 3, 1989. Suppression of discussions ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    June 4 and the crimes of Nazism

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 05:04pm by Chang Ping

    ... in protest, and made the link to Nazism in their objections. Former student leader Zhou Fengsuo put it this way: "Sieren's article is an insult to the victims of the Tiananmen crackdown. It's the equivalent of a denial of the Holocaust in Germany." Some German people have also signed the letter of protest, but would they agree that the June 4 crackdown is essentially ...

  6. News - China - DETENTIONS

    Artist Chen Guang detained for Tiananmen Square anniversary freed

    Posted Jun 14th 2014, 02:24pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Beijing Friends say ex-soldier has been released having been held in lead-up to anniversary of protests Artist Chen Guang freed after June 4 arrest Soldier-turned-artist Chen Guang was released yesterday, more than a month after he was detained in Beijing ahead of the 25th anniversary of the military crackdown on pro-democracy protests, his friend said. ...


    Tiananmen leader Zhou Fengsuo vows solidarity after secret China trip

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 11:24am

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington Activist returned from US without a visa for June 4 anniversary on 72-hour transit stop A top leader of the Tiananmen Square protests said he found ... the student-led pro-democracy protests on June 3-4, 1989. Like most leaders at Tiananmen Square, he lives in exile with no prospect of returning back legally. To his own surprise, Zhou said that he ...


    China lawyers demand access to activists detained ahead of Tiananmen anniversary

    Posted Jun 07th 2014, 07:49pm by Associated Press in Beijing

    ... Associated Press in Beijing Rights lawyers demonstrate over denied access to clients detained in advance of the anniversary of the Tiananmen Square military action against protesters ... Square military suppression of protesters. Prominent rights lawyer Li Fangping said the attorneys staged an overnight protest starting on Friday outside the Zhengzhou city police bureau after ...

  9. News - China Insider - TIANANMEN ANNIVERSARY

    Human rights group releases list of over 100 people detained during Tiananmen anniversary

    Posted Jun 12th 2014, 06:39pm by Jeremy Blum

    ... of the 1989 Tiananmen Square protests. The frequently updated list, documented by China Human Rights Defenders, (CHRD) a coalition of non-governmental organisations, focuses on persons who were either ... was … a student lawyer in the 1989 protests, [and he] became a prominent human rights lawyer and advocate, taking up some of the most politically sensitive rights-defending cases,” said David Zhao, ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - JUNE 4

    'Tiananmen has been an ongoing trauma for me': HK activists recall pain of June 4 protests

    Posted May 20th 2014, 11:34am by Gary Cheung

    ... the tragedy.” Lam, now a family doctor, was one of 30 students from the Chinese University of Hong Kong who delivered money raised by the student union to those protesting for democratic reform ...




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