ONE FAMILY'S TALE
A father’s son was killed; soon after, he joined a political study and investigation group, conducting one public self-criticism after another to express his “loyalty to the Party and the nation” through the condemnation of his own son. “I didn’t raise my son well,” he sighed repeatedly. The tone of his comments left listeners with the mistaken impression that his son was a teenager: in fact, his son had been killed at the age of 30.
Ding Zilin, the founder and leader of the Tiananmen Mothers wrote a book in 2005 about the victims of the Tiananmen Massacre. Over the course of the next two weeks, we will be releasing excerpts from the book in English.
Tiananmen Massacre Presentation