1989 Participant's Profile: Chen Laishun (陈来顺) | Countdown for China | 27 Apr 2014 | Amnesty International UK

1989 Participant's Profile: Chen Laishun (陈来顺)

Chen Laishun (陈来顺) ,    Graduate of the photography class in 1989, Journalism Department, Chinese People's University

On the night of June 3, 1989, while taking photographs on top of a building by the northwest side of the Great Hall of the People, Chen was hit in the head by a bullet and killed instantly. After his death, his classmates pooled together enough money to purchase a plot of land near Jinshan Cemetery at Hongqi Village in Xiangshan to bury his remains. A gravestone was also erected there.

About Amnesty UK Blogs
Our blogs are written by Amnesty International staff, volunteers and other interested individuals, to encourage debate around human rights issues. They do not necessarily represent the views of Amnesty International.
View latest posts