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Tian'anmen-massacre: arrests, house arrest, forced vacation

the activists were detained, or from the capital, which controls about opponents of the regime intensified. Even 30 years after the Tian'anmen massacre, the events in Beijing continues to be a taboo.

in Front of the 30. The anniversary of the bloody suppression of the democracy movement on 4. June 1989 are taken from numerous activists and relatives of Victims under house arrest or in other places been taken away.

As the Human rights organization Human Rights Watch reported, also note the control of leading members of the "mothers of Tian'", a network of families since the end of may increased.

your ability to communicate with the outside world, or to move has been restricted, reported the U.S.-based organization. Among them, the 82-year-old Ding Zilin and the 81-year-old Zhang Xianling, whose sons were killed in 1989, had.

Ding Zilin, spokeswoman of the "mothers of Tiananmen" (archive photo from 2009)

"Forced vacation"

The well-known Beijing rights activist Hu Jia was on Friday in "forced vacation" with state security agents in the port city of Qingdao brought, reported Human Rights Watch.

On 17. In may, it was the independent filmmakers Deng Chuanbin, Sichuan province, was arrested because he had circulated a photo with a reference to the Beijing massacre on Twitter. The police in Anhui province have at 16. May the civil rights activists and participants in the 1989 Pro-democracy movement, Shen Liangqing, because of "disturbance of order" was detained.

Although 2016 was the last known Person who had been since the massacre, still in prison, walking free come, but some of the former participants had been imprisoned because of their ongoing commitment to democracy.

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