Today in 1989: Third day of hunger strike

Third day of hunger strike. Gorbachev arrives in Beijing for the first Sino-Soviet summit since 1959. The government cancels plans to welcome Gorbachev at Tiananmen Square.

 

#八九六四 #八九六四二五 #89june4 #八九民主运动 25年前的今天(5月15日)学生绝食请愿进入第三天,已经增加到近3千人。各阶层人士从凌晨到深夜前往天安门广场声援,人数经常保持有数万人,多时达十几万人。 http://twitpic.com/e3t9hc

 

#八九六四 #八九六四二五 #89june4 #八九民主运动 25年前的今天(5月15日)中国官方在人民大会堂与戈尔巴乔夫会谈。天安门广场绝食学生队伍中打出中俄双语横幅:“民主--我们共同的理想”。 http://twitpic.com/e3ta77
 

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