Tiananmen, a grief that cannot go away
First of all, I want to show my happiness by the invitation of Plataforma to write an opinion article, where I can speak freely, in a space where representatives of other Portuguese-speaking countries will also be present. It is an opportunity to make good use of freedom of expression and to get involved in different political and social issues.
“The struggle of man against power is the struggle of man against power” – Milan Kundera in “The book of laughter and forgetfulness”
Every month in June, many people in Macao remember and mourn a historic world event that took place in China in 1989 – the incident in Tiananmen Square on June 4, better known as the Tiananmen Massacre. For thirty years, tens of thousands of people in Macao – representing a large proportion of the local population – took to the streets. democratic.
Read more in Chinese at Plataforma.
*Macau Legislative Assembly Member, elected by direct suffrage