Tang Baiqiao

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1967 –

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Who is Tang Baiqiao?

Tang Baiqiao is a Chinese political dissident from Hunan province who led student protests during the 1989 democracy movement. After the incident at Tiananmen Square, Tang fled from agents of the Communist Party of China who eventually arrested him in the city of Jiangmen. He was charged with being a counter-revolutionary and imprisoned. Upon his release, he fled to Hong Kong, where he co-authored the report Anthems of Defeat: Crackdown in Hunan Province 1989 - 1992 through Human Rights Watch with Dr. Robin Munro of the University of London. Tang was later accepted into the United States as a political refugee in 1992. He graduated in 2003 with a Master's degree in international affairs from Columbia University.

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Born
1967
Hunan
Education
  • Columbia University

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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