An Open Letter From “Tiananmen Mothers"
As the 24th anniversary of “June 4th" approaches, more than
100 members of “Tiananmen Mothers" issued an open letter
to the new leader of the Chinese Communist Party(CCP).
The letter is entitled “Hope is fading, despair is approaching.”
The letter said “Tiananmen Mothers began in 1995, sending
36 letters to senior leaders of the CCP and “two sessions.”
However, they have not received an official response..
So they are disappointed with the new leader Xi Jinping.
The letter also mentioned that
none of the top leaders of CCP are a true reformer.
The letter said that Tiananmen Mothers will survive, never
give up, and never quit until the “June 4” gets redressed
and the souls of the massacre rest in peace.
Increased Martial Law In Tiananmen Square For June 4
On May 31, Chinese Communist Party (CCP) announced that
Mao Zedong Memorial Hall in Tiananmen Square will close
temporarily to visitors from June 2 to 5, for road construction.
The “BBC" Chinese network reported leading up to June 4,
various forms of overseas commemoration makes
Tiananmen Square the focus of media attention.
The CCP further strengthens Tiananmen Square to
prevent protesting from taking place.
It is understood that network censorship, arrest,
and armed police patrols has come one after another.
However, authorities are afraid to call it a “martial law”.
Insiders said that it would be a second level martial law.
Human Rights Lawyers Suppressed In Mainland China
On May 31, Beijing lawyer Jiang Tianyong tweeted that
human rights lawyers in Mainland China, failed to pass
their annual assessment to have their licenses renewed.
Lawyers such as Wang Quan Zhang,Lan Zhixue,
Zhang Quanli, Liang Xiaojun, Li Xiongbing,
Dong Qianyong, Nin Qilei, Guo Haiyue, Chen Jihua, etc.
Jiang Tianyong said that most of these lawyers were involved
in various human rights cases, particularly Falun Gong cases.
Jiang Tianyong said that these lawyers were collectively
kidnapped in their offices and missed the deadline.
A day later their licenses will be voided.
The Chinese regime puts pressure on human rights
lawyers through collective kidnapping.
On June 1st, Jiang Tianyong added that Li Baiguang,
Li Duiyong, Liu Peifu, Wu Hongwei, Xie Yanyi, Wang Yajun
and others also failed to pass the current year assessment.
lawyer Xiong Daying also did not pass the annual assessment
as he participated in civic gatherings and Falun Gong cases.
This time, Beijing’s suppression towards human rights
lawyers is the most severe since 2008.