London: [United Kingdom]June 19 (ANI). Although the commemoration of the Tiananmen Square massacre was banned in China, the people of London still have a vivid memory of their protest.
To mark the 33rd anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre, thousands of people joined the June 4 protests in London. The “Unite for Democracy” rally started in Whitehall, in front of 10 Downing Street, the official residence of the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom started at 4 pm. ended at 5:30 p.m., according to the World Alliance for the Persecuted Minorities of Tibet.
After that, another rally started in the Piccadilly Circus, where hundreds of people gathered to celebrate the cruel chapter in the history of the democratic movement in China.
At the same time, a protest rally was held near the Chinese embassy, where thousands of protesters joined the rally. It was first started by Dr. Steven Ng և and his colleagues shortly after the Tiananmen Square massacre. This year’s vigilant rally marked the largest turnout since it began 33 years ago, according to the World Alliance of Persecuted Minorities in Tibet.
During this rally, two young international journalists from Cardiff University made a documentary in which they filmed the demonstration, saying that these protests demanded what they were doing 33 years ago: democracy and responsibility.
The documentary also mentions that these demonstrations shed light on the atrocities committed against the Tibetan people in the Uyghur community. It states that the people of Hong Kong have been deprived of their basic rights.
In the video, Jering Pasang, who spoke in favor of the rise of Tibetans in the Chinese world, says: “Back in 1989, some liberal Chinese tried to reform so that people would have more freedom and democracy, but, unfortunately, the hard lines. “It really crushed the young students, then the regime sent tanks, troops to break them, thousands of Chinese students, young people died.” He also said that China invaded Tibet in the 1950s. “We know the pain of our Chinese friends. Whether they are based in China or elsewhere in Hong Kong. So it’s our duty to show our moral commitment, our moral responsibility, our support and our sovereignty to our Chinese friends. ” workers և others in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square այլ in other Chinese cities in April 1989, calling for freedom of expression, accountability, and an end to corruption. The government responded to the escalating protests in late May 1989 by declaring martial law.
On June 3, 4, soldiers of the People’s Liberation Army shot and killed countless peaceful demonstrators and passers-by. In Beijing, some civilians attacked an army convoy and set fire to cars in response to military violence.
Between 10,000 and 15,000 people were killed by the Chinese government army during the massacre. After the killings, the government exerted nationwide pressure, arresting thousands of people on other criminal charges of “counter-revolution,” including arson and obstruction. social order.
The government has never accepted responsibility for the massacres or prosecuted any official for the killings.
Over the past year, Chinese authorities have stepped up their harassment and harassment of activists in connection with the June 4, 1989, Tiananmen massacre, Human Rights Watch (HRW) reported. The Chinese government must recognize and take responsibility for the mass killing of pro-democracy protesters, he added. (ANI)
London keeps memories of the Tiananmen Square massacre alive
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