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On June 4, 1989, what started as a seven-week peaceful, pro-democracy rally turned into a massacre on the streets of Beijing. The world watched in horror as the Chinese military ruthlessly turned its weapons on its own people who non-violently demanded reform in their government, freedom of speech, and freedom of press.

These demonstrators were repressed by hardline leaders who ordered the military to enforce martial law in the country's capital. Unarmed civilians who attempted to block the military's advance towards the students' camp at Tiananmen Square were attacked by troops with assault rifles and in tanks.

Many lost their lives or were wounded by the Chinese military. It is unknown exactly how many, the numbers suppressed by Chinese officials. Numerous leaders of the movement were arrested.

The Communist Party of China (CPC) has worked hard to erase the event from Chinese history and culture. The Chinese are forbidden from discussing what took place on June 4, 1989 and state-run media blocks or censors any information relating to the massacre.

But the world has not forgotten.

China needs to know that the world remembers the terrible tragedy of the Tiananmen Square massacre.

Sign your name below showing you remember for the Pro-Democracy Movement in Tiananmen Square in 1989 and honor those who made sacrifices in the name of democracy in China. Their confrontation of an unjust, repressive government continues to inspire human rights activists all around the world.

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Petition Signatures

Aug 16, 2018 Becky Anderson
Aug 5, 2018 (Name not displayed)
Jul 30, 2018 (Name not displayed)
Jul 30, 2018 Terri Robb
Jul 16, 2018 Nadine Duckworth
Jul 16, 2018 Jo Cairns We will not forget that your government ordered the murder of those brave demonstrators, no matter how hard you try to erase the atrocity from your shameful history!
Jul 16, 2018 Lisa Delabre
Jul 10, 2018 Carolyn Smith
Jul 7, 2018 Ryan Mckenzie
Jul 6, 2018 Tara Spires
Jul 2, 2018 Diane Gravette
Jul 1, 2018 Rick Hodorowich
Jun 30, 2018 (Name not displayed)
Jun 18, 2018 Shelby Fry
Jun 9, 2018 doris gonen
Jun 8, 2018 Melissa Aguirre
Jun 5, 2018 Lynne Minore
May 29, 2018 Haroldo Widmann
May 24, 2018 Jean McDermott
May 21, 2018 Aliyah Khan
May 16, 2018 Danuta Baziuk
May 16, 2018 Louisa Gauerke
May 10, 2018 Wanda Anthony
May 7, 2018 Yvonne Fourgous
May 6, 2018 Murray Kaufman
May 2, 2018 suzanne caruso
Apr 26, 2018 Gil Hackel
Apr 25, 2018 Joanne Ferguson
Apr 24, 2018 Deborah Boychuk
Apr 12, 2018 Louise Broderick
Apr 11, 2018 Susan Ellis
Apr 10, 2018 Lisa vasta
Apr 9, 2018 Richard Rheder
Apr 5, 2018 Sieglinda Preez
Apr 4, 2018 Candice C
Apr 1, 2018 virginia green
Mar 27, 2018 Richard Bosboom
Mar 25, 2018 Lesley Adamson
Mar 22, 2018 Leah Helmer
Mar 12, 2018 Courtney Sulak
Mar 9, 2018 Lucy Kelly
Mar 9, 2018 (Name not displayed)
Mar 2, 2018 Roxy King This was a tragedy on a major scale and must never be allowed to happen again. These backward countries must learn that this is not the way to deal with people.
Feb 26, 2018 renay lawrence
Feb 26, 2018 Judith Brown
Feb 17, 2018 Joan Autry We need to remember this protest and its sacrifices because we may soon need to do the same here.
Feb 16, 2018 Randall Bong
Feb 13, 2018 Bonnie Steiger
Feb 13, 2018 (Name not displayed)

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