swedebeast:

(“Where are you going?”)

“I’m going to Tiananmen square.”

(“Why?”)

“Because It’s my duty.”

Duty is a powerful thing. It is not a sense of obligation towards the government or the state, but to your country, or county, or even your community. These young men and women were patriots, eager to fight with words and their very presence against tyranny.

31 years ago, we remember the Tiananmen Square Massacre, and the government still in power that deemed them enemies of the state and tried to make them disappear.

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