1989 Protester's Profile: Hu Jian （胡践）
Hu Jian （胡践） lecturer from Taiyuan Industrial University, organised protests on campus and in the local central square. He set up local independent student unions.
After 4th June, he went to Beijing, submitting a petition letter to the National People's Congress. He was arrested and sentenced to 10 year on charges of "counter-revolutionary propaganda and incitement." He was repeatedly beaten and was solitary confinement in prison. He was 44 when he died on 24 October 1995 in prison. His family members demanded that they looked at his body but were not allowed by the authority. Afterwards, his body was secretly cremated by the authority.
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