Today on 15 April 1989 : Big Character posters Appeared in Campuses
This year is the 25th anniversary of the 1989 Pro-democracy Movement and the June 4 Massacre. 25 years ago, Hu Yaobang's death triggered Student Movement. Big Character posters in memory of Hu, criticism of the government and of overt corruption at the Party-state leaders and demand of political reform and democracy, appeared in the campuses of major universities in Beijing and other cities. Since the mid-1985, Student movements practiced freedom of assembly and freedom of expreesion, protest against censorship and brain-washing eduction, in defiance of official warnings or regulations which prohibit freedom of assembly.
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25年前的今天，胡耀邦逝世，高校悼念和抗议的大字报并存。#八九六四 #8964 #八九六四二五 #896425 #June4 #Beijing #Massacre #六四死难者 http://twitpic.com/e15xji
1989年，54运动70周年，法国大革命200年， 知识界、社会各界人士和学生中酝酿准备。89年初 #方励之 和其他知识界人士发表了一系列公开信，要求尊重人权，释放政治犯，拉开1989年民间大规模践行公民权利的序幕。 八九文件： http://www.tiananmenduizhi.com/2010/10/blog-post_16.html #June4 #Beijing #Massacre #8964 #八九六四 #八九六四二五
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