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The Tiananmen Struggle: 6 Weeks Against Communist Military Political Complex
22 Aug 2001
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April 27 1989-- 80,000 students with a variety of demands march from 12 Beijing metropolitan area campuses. They are warned not to go to or soeak at industrial areas.


April 27 1989--Tens of thousands of workers march defying the government and in open solidarity with campus uprising's.

May 17 1989--2 Million people estimated by news agencies marched through the middle of BEijing in Tiananmen Square beneath banners representing where they are employed, where they study, peasant organizations, teachers organizations, smaller government officials.

May 20 1989--Li Peng declares martial law in the Beijing municipality. Zhao Ziyang the secretary general of The Communist Party is put under house arrest after discussing a form of concessions to students, workers and middle classes.

May 21, 1989-- 1,000,000 citizens and residents of Beijing mobilize to protect hunger strikers.

May 24, 1989--the military leaves the area.

These protests are led frequently by students and workers. The name in Pinyin is Gongzilian. They are a governing association with printing presses, security, public address system, constitutional leadership and 150 people involved in working for democratic-grassroots change.


To Be continued
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