Tiananmen massacre medal on sale at ebay

Discussion in 'Politics' started by james_bond_3rd, Jun 5, 2007.

  1. The last announcement from the student broadcast post on Tiananmen Square on June 4, 1989, as tanks were rolling in:

    "Classmates, the last moment of our peaceful demonstration has come. We must stay calm, stay rational, and stick to the principles of peaceful demonstration. Do not fight violence with violence. For two months, we insisted on nonviolence, peaceful struggle. The highest principle of peace, is sacrifice."

    At the end, a Chinese rock star was able to negotiate an exit for most of the students from the Tiananmen Square. A dozen students died when a tank ran over them as they tried to walk out.