Then and since, Chen has reiterated his willingness to meet with the PRC leadership anywhere, any time, and discuss any topic, including the question of Taiwan's current relationship with the PRC and possible political integration with a future democratic China
Even a democratic China
would have national interests that conflicted with American ones.
With our deep grief and indignation, with our inspiring singing, we have been commemorating the martyrs far apart in heaven; reiterating our pledge that the pro-democracy activists be released; that the verdict on the 1989 pro-democracy movement be reversed; that the liability for the massacre be investigated; that one-party dictatorship be ended; and that a democratic China
be constructed,'' the vigil's declaration said.
Taiwan may not get what it wants in the initial negotiations, but if it sticks around, it will eventually be part of a democratic China
In September 1989, when exiled Democracy Movement activists gathered in Paris for the founding ceremony of the Front of Democratic China
, official name of the Pro-Democracy Movement organization in exile, it was attended by such dignitaries as officials of the EEC, representatives of major European political parties, envoys from Solidarity, even the movie Yves Montand.
Last September, on the campus of the Sorbonne in Paris, leaders of China's exiled dissident movement gathered amid pomp and hoopla for the founding ceremony of the Front for Democratic China
Earlier this year, Chairman of the Board of Advisors for The Jenzabar Foundation, Ling Chai, announced a $1 million humanitarian effort to support human rights and a peaceful democratic China
over the next five years.
The Chinese government sent troops and tanks to crush demonstrations for a democratic China
and against systemic corruption in Beijing's Tiananmen Square in June 1989.
Chinese people and Chinese-born scholars share an interest in exploring the possibilities of a democratic China
But it has invited a number of local government leaders and lawmakers from the KMT and other opposition parties, which support eventual unification with a democratic China
That is, the KMT stood for a democratic China
and departed from democracy only because of the state of emergency.
We will continue to work for a peaceful, free and democratic China
At that time he also pledged to continue fighting for a democratic China
despite his illness.
Release Liu Xiaobo, release Zhao Lianhai,'' protesters chanted as they proceeded toward the Central Liaison Office, Beijing's representative in Hong Kong, while carrying placards also calling for an end to one-party rule and for a democratic China
Li Lu, Alliance for a Democratic China
& 1989 Reebok Human Rights Award Recipient