wujianmin

One of the students leaders in Nanjing during the 1989 Democracy Movement in June. After that, Mr. Wu started the Chinese Democracy Front and was appointed as the Chairman. He was arrested and sentenced to 10 years in prison by the Nanjing National Security Bureau as #001 Wanted. When U.S. Secretary James Baker visited China in 1990, Wu Jianmin was one of the students on the rescue list that U.S. wanted released by Chinese government. The story was mentioned in the 《Ten Episodes》, a memoir of Qian Qichen, the former Chinese Foreign Minister. Mr. Wu was released from prison in 1997. He led a successful petition in protection of consumers’ rights against the SOHO International. In 2015, Mr. Wu went in exile in U.S.

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