The HRIC Daily Brief is a daily selection of news stories and commentary related to human rights in China, drawn from Chinese- and English-language news and online media sources that we monitor daily. In addition to headlines and source links, HRIC also provides English translation of Chinese headlines.

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

June Fourth 30th Anniversary (“六四”三十周年)

In pictures: Inflatable Tank Man sculpture appears in Taiwan ahead of Tiananmen Massacre anniversary
Hong Kong Free Press, May 22, 2019

Tank Man installation holds “warning” for democratic Taiwan: 1989 protest leader
Radio Free Asia, May 21, 2019

六四30周年:美国外交官的“艰难抉择” (June Fourth 30 years ago: The “difficult decision” of U.S. diplomats)
BBC, May 22, 2019

天安门母亲:解决六四问题是“依法治国”的试金石 (Interview with Tiananmen Mothers: Answering for June Fourth is the touchstone for “governing country by law”)
Voice of America, May 21, 2019

HRIC’s “Unforgotten” project: profiles of June Fourth Victims
‐ Project subsite homepage
‐ HRIC statement
‐ Profiles of the “Unforgotten”

The Two Killing Scenes I Witnessed during June Fourth
Human Rights in China, May 22, 2019

六四30周年特辑之一:八九之春 学潮乍起 (June Fourth 30th anniversary feature: Spring 1989 and the rise of a student movement)
BBC, May 21, 2019

香港記者陳潤芝的六四記憶:「每隔二十分鐘,軍人就開槍,砰砰砰砰砰」(Memories of June Fourth from Hong Kong journalist Chen Runzhi: “Soldiers were shooting every twenty minutes”)
The Initium, May 21, 2019

30 years ago: Crowds keep troops from city center
China Digital Times, May 21, 2019

The high price of denial: The cost to China of sweeping the Tiananmen crackdown under the carpet
South China Morning Post, May 21, 2019