Tuesday, June 05, 2018

June Fourth (六四)

Hong Kong marks Tiananmen Crackdown, as China ignores event
The New York Times, June 4, 2018
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/06/04/world/asia/hong-kong-tiananmen-vigil.html

港台纪念六四 蔡英文脸书简体发帖 (Hong Kong, Taiwan commemorate June 4, President Tsai Ing-wen posts in simplified characters on Facebook)
Deutsche Welle, June 4, 2018
http://www.dw.com/zh/港台纪念六四-蔡英文脸书简体发帖/a-44071299

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现场直击:逾11万人香港维园悼“六四”29周年 (Eyewitnesses: More than 110,000 people attended 29th anniversary of June 4 in Hong Kong’s Victoria Park)
British Broadcasting Corporation, June 4, 2018
http://www.bbc.com/zhongwen/simp/chinese-news-44358784

June 4 vigil turnout beats expectations as Hong Kong organisers call for mass showing at next year's 30th anniversary of Tiananmen Square crackdown
South China Morning Post, June 5, 2018
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/politics/article/2149245/june-4-vigil-turnout-beats-expectations-hong-kong-organisers

Tiananmen anniversary — keeping the memory of the massacre alive
Deutsche Welle, June 4, 2018
http://www.dw.com/en/tiananmen-anniversary-keeping-the-memory-of-the-massacre-alive/a-44070827

Costly date: 64.89 yuan forbidden on Tiananmen June 4 anniversary
Agence France-Presse, June 4, 2018
https://www¬¬.yahoo.com/news/us-china-tussle-over-tiananmen-anniversary-091703852.html

Xi Jinping urged to “re-evaluate” Tiananmen crackdown in letter from victims’ families
Agence France-Presse, June 2, 2018
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/2148974/xi-jinping-urged-re-evaluate-tiananmen-crackdown-letter

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“六四” 29周年:真相、遗忘与分化 (29th anniversary of June 4: Truth, compensation, and accountability)
British Broadcasting Corporation, June 4, 2018
http://www.bbc.com/zhongwen/simp/chinese-news-44353179

Open letter to Xi Jinping from the Tiananmen Mothers
天安门母亲致习近平公开信
Human Rights in China, May 31, 2018
EN: https://www.hrichina.org/en/node/21838
CH: https://www.hrichina.org/chs/node/21828

International Community Must Support the Tiananmen Mothers to Press for Official Accounting of the 1989 June Fourth Crackdown
国际社会必须支持天安门母亲,敦促中国当局承担六四镇压责任
Human Rights in China, June 1, 2018
EN: https://www.hrichina.org/en/press-work/statement/international-community-must-support-tiananmen-mothers-press-official
CH: https://www.hrichina.org/chs/xin-wen-gong-zuo/sheng-ming/guo-ji-she-hui-bi-xu-zhi-chi-tian-men-mu-qin-dun-cu-zhong-guo-dang-ju

#Tankman2018: Hero of Tiananmen protest remembered across globe
The Guardian, June 4, 2018
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/jun/04/tankman2018-hero-of-tiananmen-protest-remembered-across-globe

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调查发现香港少年竟多不识长安街“坦克人”是什么 (Survey: Many Hong Kong young people do not know about Chang’an Street “tank man”)
Radio France Internationale, June 4, 2018
http://cn.rfi.fr/港澳台/20180604-调查发现香港少年竟多不识长安街坦克人是什么

China and U.S. in war of words over Tiananmen crackdown death toll
The Telegraph, June 4, 2018
https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2018/06/04/china-us-war-words-tiananmen-crackdowndeath-toll

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Release the Tiananmen Square death toll, United States urges China
Reuters, June 4, 2018
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/2149118/release-tiananmen-square-death-toll-united-states-urges

六四29周年 美促中对受难者负责 (On 29th anniversary of June 4, U.S. raises China’s accountability to victims)
Deutsche Welle, June 4, 2018
http://www.dw.com/zh/六四29周年-美促中对受难者负责/a-44063071

June 4 Tiananmen anniversary vigil in Hong Kong: Despite student snub, attendance higher than last year, with 115,000 present according to organisers
South China Morning Post, June 4, 2018
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/politics/article/2149203/tiananmen-anniversary-vigil-hong-kong-hundreds-arrive

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Hong Kong student groups snub candlelight vigil to remember bloody Tiananmen Square crackdown on June 4, saying there is no moral duty to attend
South China Morning Post, June 4, 2018
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/politics/article/2149127/no-moral-duty-attend-june-4-vigil-hong-kong-student-groups

Exclusive: Unseen shots from Tiananmen 1989 – When Beijing’s students dared to dream of change
Hong Kong Free Press, June 4, 2018
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2018/06/04/exclusive-unseen-shots-tiananmen-1989-beijings-students-dared-dream-change/