Sunday, May 3, 2009

Guardian Profiles Tiananmen Student Leaders

In an article titled "Tiananmen: the flame burns on," Guardian profiled several prominent leaders of the 1989 student movement. Each story provides the current whereabouts of them and their reflections of the events twenty years ago. The byline of the story states:
Twenty years ago tanks rolled into Beijing's Tiananmen Square to crush the biggest pro-democracy movement in history. Hundreds were killed, thousands jailed and many fled to escape persecution. Here exiled leaders of the student revolution tell their remarkable stories and reveal how, after being forced to build new lives, they remain haunted by its bloody legacy
The profiled include Wuer Kaixi, Wang Chaohua, Shen Tong, Wang Juntao, Wang Dan, Chen Ziming, and Shao Jiang.

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