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China: June 4 Ads in Chengdu Evening News

ESWN translated an article by a veteran worker at Chengdu Evening News explaining how the thirteen word advertisement (in memory of June 4) made its presence in the newspapers: From the process how the whole affair unfolded, this was a planned “prank.” This “prank” reflected the public opinion of the Chinese people in terms of its deep sympathy for the victims of June 4th and respect for the mothers who lost children.

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