1989 Protester's Profile: Wu Guofeng (吴国峰)
Wu Guofeng (吴国峰), from Department of Industrial Economics and Management at People's University, a member of the Autonomous Union in his university, staged a hunger strike, together with 3000 other students, in Tiananmen Square.
On the night of June 3, 1989, Wu left school on a bicycle carrying a camera. He was hit in the back of the head by a bullet, and also had gunshot wounds in his shoulder, ribs and arm. After he felt to the ground, he was stabbed with a bayonet in his belly, as he had a two-inch long knife wound, and there were knife cuts in the palms of his hands. He was sent to the Posts Hospital, died there.
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