Tiananmen Square Protests of 1989 Memorial Day Date in the current year: June 4, 2016

Tiananmen Square Protests of 1989 Memorial Day Tiananmen Square Protests of 1989 Memorial Day is an international memorial day. This day is observed in many countries, marking that no one and nothing is forgotten.p>The Tiananmen Square Protests of 1989 (it's also called the June 4 Massacre) was a student-led popular demonstrations in Beijing that started in the spring and lasted for 1 month, 2 weeks and 8 days. The protest lasted till June 4, when the Beijing officials finalized the enforcement of martial law and ordered to clear the Tiananmen Square from the demonstrators. This order resulted in death of about 241-2,600 people and injures of 7,000-10,000 others. The Tiananmen Square Protests brought to the unprecedented scale military mobilization and bloodshed.

The mourning activities of the Tiananmen Square Protests are organized in many countries on June 4. Hong Kong holds Vindicate 4 June and Relay the Torch activity. An online memorials are organized by the Hong Kong Alliance in Support of Patriotic Democratic Movements in China. People can sign the Condolence Book for the Victims of Tiananmen, which his later burned in front of the statue of democracy on June 4.

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