Saturday, August 8, 2015

Days of 1989: June 22, Beijing Executes 7 Rioters

On June 22, 1989, seven people accused of participating in the "counter-revolutionary riot" on June 4, 1989 were executed in Beijing.

They were initially sentenced to death by a middle court on June 17. In mere five days, their appeals to high court was rejected and the sentences were carried out.

Days of 1989

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