Monday, August 7, 2017

This Day in 1989: June 19, 1989, Han Dongfang Turns Himself In, Liu Gang Arrested

In the morning of June 19, 1989, Han Dongfang, a workers' leader during the movement, turned himself in to the police in Beijing.

In that evening, Liu Gang was arrested in a park at Baoding City. He had been on the run under disguise but his cover was blown by local police on patrol.

Also on that day, the Party Politburo held an extended meeting to discuss policies in the aftermath of massacre.

Days of 1989

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