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Calls for strikes & protests for June 12th in #HongKong. That's when the extradition bill is scheduled for a second reading. Carrie Lam, the HK head of government is under pressure to resign. She is doing the bidding of #China's #CCP government.
HK leader Carrie Lam says the extradition bill was not proposed by Beijing. "We are doing it," she says. Not true. She is China's stooge in H.K. Why HK people elected these leaders? It's because China has veto power over the candidates. Only pro #China candidates can run.
#HongKong leader defiant as city gears up for fresh protests, strikes - Carrie Lam vowed on Tuesday to push ahead with the bill…
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1/Why does ABC in the USA show the same content about #WickedWok that they do in Australia? #TiananmenSquare
@BenKTallmadge @almostjingo @CarrollQuigley1 @MadAddictSport @AnnieNBarney @We_Have_Risen @SeekerOTL @MischaEDM @MissiWhite4 @connieketchup @2xwide_dreaming
2/The Goddess of Democracy is ushered through Beijing by Chinese students in 1989 #TiananmenSquare…
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A note on why it's important to recognize the anniversary of #TankMan and the 1989 events in #TiananmenSquare, as many did this week. 1/4
A friend in his twenties works for a private company, and his colleague is a young Chinese woman who worked as an English translator for Chinese government officials while she was in college in China. She lives and works in the U.S. now on a visa. 2/4
My friend mentioned #Tiananmen to his Chinese colleague, and discovered this coworker believed the massacre never happened. She thought #TankMan was a conspiracy theory. 3/4
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In 1999, the National Security Archive released hundreds of documents in response to an FOIA request Re #TiananmenSquare #Tiananmen30 @ECCulper @almostjingo @MadAddictSport @AnnieNBarney @We_Have_Risen @CarrollQuigley1…
Tiananmen Square, 1989: The Declassified History
Edited By Jeffrey T. Richelson and Michael L. Evans
National Security Archive Electronic Briefing Book No. 16 #HistoryMatters #FreeSpeechMatters @jack…
@ECCulper @almostjingo @MadAddictSport @AnnieNBarney @We_Have_Risen @CarrollQuigley1 Why is there not much information Re #TiananmenSquare in the USA?

44 is shaking his hand here.

Who is he?
C. H. Tung

What is he the chairman of?
China United States Exchange Foundation

C. H. Tung is responsible for the Confucius Institutes subverting college campuses.
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At least 10,000 people died in Tiananmen Square massacre, secret British cable from the time alleged

Secret document suggested death toll much higher than reported, while claiming wounded students were bayoneted as they begged for lives

A Chinese army unit whose troops were likened to “primitives” killed at least 10,000.

Wounded female students were bayoneted, human remains were “hosted down the drains”, a mother was shot as she tried to go to the aid of her injured 3-year-old daughter.

Sir Alan Donald, then UK ambassador to China wrote, “APCs opened fire on the crowd before running over them at 65kph.

Students linked arms but were mowed down. APCs then ran over the bodies time & time again, remains collected by bulldozer.”

This is Xi’s Communist Party. 🤬🤬🤬
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With the 30th anniversary of the #June4 #TiananmenMassacre now 2 weeks away, today I start featuring profiles of #CCP murder victims from @hrichina's excellent 'Unforgotten'. I also change my profile pic to #DuanChanglong & encourage others to do likewise.…
#HK journalists have made a new series of dozens of short video testimonies (w English sub-titles) about their coverage of the 1989 pro-democracy protests in China 30 years ago to commemorate #June4. #六四30…
The book to read for the 30th anniversary of the #June4 #TiananmenMassacre is @liaoyiwu1's Bullets & Opium about the ordinary people imprisoned in the crackdown's aftermath. Here's an excerpt. #六四30…
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