Wednesday, August 9, 2017

This Day in 1989: Early December, 1989, Liu Qing Released

In early December, 1989, Liu Qing, a dissident activist of the Democracy Wall era, was released after serving out his sentence.

Liu Qing was sentenced to 10 years in November, 1979, for publicizing Wei Jingsheng's defense speech on the latter's trial. There was no public announcement of Liu Qing's release. He still faced two years of political probation after the release.

Days of 1989

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