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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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Jun 12, 2017 Léa Le Brizaut
Jun 9, 2017 Beth Smith
Jun 7, 2017 Natasha Jenkins
May 30, 2017 Adam Fransella
May 20, 2017 Priscilla Tine
May 20, 2017 Shirley Troia
May 13, 2017 Lorri Goldman
May 6, 2017 Ms. Carla Compton, Activist/Advocate
May 6, 2017 Jean Buchanan
May 4, 2017 Amina Jamal
May 4, 2017 KURT CRUGER
May 1, 2017 c. martinez
Apr 25, 2017 Bonnie Svec
Apr 25, 2017 Kathy Mohrmann
Apr 22, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Apr 18, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Apr 17, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Apr 14, 2017 (Name not displayed) China hunts and hurts monks and other Buddhists. We have to put human rights before dubious economic alliances.
Apr 12, 2017 Lora Hamman It's sad that a country would do this to its own citizens just for peacefully protesting.
Apr 4, 2017 Darren Mitton
Apr 4, 2017 Barb Rysdale
Apr 1, 2017 Michalla Sutton
Mar 30, 2017 Mick McMahon
Mar 29, 2017 Tim Young
Mar 25, 2017 Cindy Ray
Mar 24, 2017 Ann Reed
Mar 23, 2017 David Young
Mar 23, 2017 Pollyana Harmon People need to remember the brace Pro-Democracy Movement in Tiananmen Square in 1989. People hope to live in a democracy country which allow freedom of speech, choice in religion belief and get respect of human basic right.
Mar 22, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Mar 21, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Mar 20, 2017 Sophie Miranda
Mar 19, 2017 Sigfrido Losada Torreiro
Mar 18, 2017 elizabeth shore free tibet!
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Mar 10, 2017 Maureen Downs
Mar 7, 2017 Rosa Pereira
Mar 3, 2017 Darleen Hogg
Feb 28, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Feb 26, 2017 Patrizia Lazzeri I remember for the Pro-Democracy Movement in Tiananmen Square in 1989. I 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 @ the world!!
Feb 26, 2017 Edelle Waller
Feb 24, 2017 Mary Lannon
Feb 14, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Feb 12, 2017 sharon belson
Feb 10, 2017 Pamela Justice
Feb 7, 2017 debbie mason
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Feb 6, 2017 John Moszyk
Feb 3, 2017 Michael Howley
Feb 3, 2017 Brian Lauri
Jan 30, 2017 Thao Vu

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