Countdown for China | Archive 2009 June | Amnesty International UK
June 2009 (13)
Jun 24 2009 2:17PM
Liu Xiaobo Formally Arrested for Inciting Subversion of State Power
Liu Xiaobo Formally Arrested for “Inciting Subversion of State Power” (Chinese Human Rights Defenders—June 24, 2009) – CHRDlearned today that Liu Xiaobo (刘晓波),signatory of Charter 08 and prominentintellectual, was formally arrested for...
Jun 19 2009 10:43PM
THE LEGACY OF TIANANMEN
THE LEGACY OF TIANANMEN: 20 YEARS OF OPPRESSION, ACTIVISM AND HOPE THE LEGACY OF TIANANMEN:(2) THE LEGACY OF TIANANMEN:(3)
Jun 10 2009 10:23AM
Aftermath
"My son died for the future of China, thus I can only live for thefuture of China. I hope that there will be no more killings on thisland of tears, no more innocent people dying on the streets. This iswhy I have to wrap up my wound, wi...
Jun 7 2009 11:47AM
Tiananmen Square: Survivors talk 20 years on
Tiananmen Square: Survivors talk 20 years on Dutch TV report
Jun 7 2009 11:18AM
FW:  Kate Adie Returns to Tiananmen Square
Kate Adie Returns to Tiananmen Square
Jun 5 2009 10:33AM
Today in History: martial law in Beijing 2 June
Three prominent intellectuals – Zhou Duo, Liu Xiaobo and Gao Xin – anda Taiwanese singer – Hou Dejian – began their hunger strike at thesquare, protesting the government's actions. They also criticised thestudents for being undemocrati...
Jun 5 2009 10:30AM
Today in History: martial law in Beijing 1st June
The government announced new restrictions on foreign reporters. Ifenforced, the restrictions would, in effect, bar reporters from writingany articles on the democracy movement. Banners supporting the government hung outside many major...
Jun 5 2009 10:28AM
Today in History: martial law in Beijing 31 May
Reports indicated that several thousands people manipulated by the local authority in a county in Beijing, held a rally supporting LiPeng. The group shouted "Down with Fang Lizhi" and claimed that FangLizhi was a conspirator.The chairm...
Jun 5 2009 10:13AM
Today in History: martial law in Beijing 30 May
The Goddess of Democracy statue was erected early in the morning andplaced in Tiananmen Square facing the portrait of Mao Zedong hangingfrom Tiananmen. Official news program, in long criticisms, bitterly condemned the newlyerected stat...
Jun 5 2009 10:06AM
Today in History: martial law in Beijing 28 May
About a hundred thousand people on foot and on bicycles marched throughthe capital to demand more democracy and the resignation of Li Peng.Police and soldiers made no move to interfere. The protest was part ofan "International Chinese...
Jun 5 2009 10:03AM
Today in History: martial law in Beijing 27 May
Fifteen hundred students, most from outside Beijing, remained at thesquare. Many of the students from Beijing started to clean up and packtheir belongings to return home. Some participants called an end to their long protest at Tiananm...
Jun 3 2009 8:19AM
Tiananmen Square Massacre anniversary events
Tiananmen Square Massacre anniversary events
Jun 3 2009 7:36AM
Martin Jahnke's Victory Against Chinese Dictator
Martin Jahnke has been found not guilty this afternoon after 2-daytrial at Cambridge Magistrates Court. He thanked everyone who hassupported him and showed his solidarity with those fighting against theChinese dictator. Video: Pictures...