Sunday, May 31, 2015

Pictures of 1989: Headquarters for Defending Tiananmen on May 24, 1989

Banners on the Monument of People's Heroes spell out demands of the movement.

Wang Dan (left) announces the new Headquarters for Defending Tiananmen, with him is Lao Mu (center) and Liu Suli (right).

Reporters gather for the press conference.

Student broadcast center at Tiananmen Square.

Posters denouncing Li Peng at Peking University.


Pictures of 1989

Pictures of 1989: Continued Demonstrations on May 23, 1989

Students from Anhui province arrive and march in Beijing.

Students from Beijing Film Academy shoot footage of demonstration.

Demonstrations

Slogans on a pubic bus.

Demonstrations.

Demonstrations.

Demonstrations.

Demonstrations.

Demonstrations.

Demonstrations in Shanghai.

Demonstrations.


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Pictures of 1989: Mao's Portrait Defaced on May 23, 1989

Mao's portrait on Tiananmen is defaced.

The perpetrators are detained by students and handed to police.

Workers are covering up the defaced portrait.

Tiananmen with Mao's portrait covered.


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Pictures of 1989: Intellectuals March on May 22, 1989

Playwright Sha Yexin joins demonstration in Shanghai.

Intellectuals demonstrate in Beijing.

Pictures of 1989: Residents Blocking Martial Law Troops on May 20, 1989

Residents and students block martial law troops.

Residents and students block martial law troops.

Residents and students block martial law troops.

Residents and students block martial law troops.

Residents and students block martial law troops.

Residents and students block martial law troops.

Residents and students block martial law troops.

Residents and students block martial law troops.

Beijing residents motorcycle gang "Flying Tigers" serve as recon and communication unit.

Beijing residents motorcycle gang "Flying Tigers" serve as recon and communication unit.

With troops blocked, only helicopters show up at Tiananmen Square.


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Pictures of 1989: Zhao Ziyang's Farewell and Li Peng's Martial Law on May 19, 1989

Zhao Ziyang appears at Tiananmen Square and speaks to students in the early morning. On the right is Wen Jiabao.

In the afternoon, students announce the end of hunger strike.

Students after the end of hunger strike.

The Workers Autonomous Federation makes more prominent appearance.

At night, the meeting that announces the martial law.

Li Peng announces martial law.

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Pictures of 1989: Premier Li Peng Meets Students on May 18, 1989

Li Peng visits hunger strikers in hospital.

Wuer Kaixi (center) walks into Great Hall of People to meet with Li Peng

Premier Li Peng at the meeting.

Wang Dan (left) and Wuer Kaixi (right) at the meeting.

Wuer Kaixi (center) talks to reporters after the meeting.


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Pictures of 1989: Tiananmen Square on May 18, 1989

Continued demonstration at Tiananmen Square.

Continued demonstration at Tiananmen Square.

Continued demonstration at Tiananmen Square.

Continued demonstration at Tiananmen Square.

Continued demonstration at Tiananmen Square.

Continued demonstration at Tiananmen Square.

Continued demonstration at Tiananmen Square.

Continued demonstration at Tiananmen Square.

Continued demonstration at Tiananmen Square.

Continued demonstration at Tiananmen Square.

Continued demonstration at Tiananmen Square.

Continued demonstration at Tiananmen Square.

Continued demonstration at Tiananmen Square.

Continued demonstration at Tiananmen Square.

Workers Autonomous Federation makes its first appearance.

Continued demonstration at Tiananmen Square.

Continued demonstration at Tiananmen Square.

Continued demonstration at Tiananmen Square.

Continued demonstration at Tiananmen Square.

Continued demonstration at Tiananmen Square.

Continued demonstration at Tiananmen Square.


Pictures of 1989