People Believe CCP Will Collapse
Memorials have recently held in Germany to commemorate
the hundreds of victims killed for crossing Berlin Wall
by the former Communist East German regime.
Rights activists in China believe that the “Berlin Wall” in China
would eventually be torn down by the people.
Experts say that although the Chinese communist party (CCP)
is enhancing its “Berlin Wall”,
it will not escape the fate of being tried by the people.
On Aug. 13, on Bernauer Street, German president
Christian Wulff, Chancellor Angela Merkel
and Berlin mayor Klaus Wowereit attended activities
commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Berlin Wall
At 12 noon, all public transit vehicles, trains and pedestrians
stopped to mourn one minute for the victims,
who died from the communist brutality at the Berlin Wall,
as the church bells chimed.
Cao Changqing, analyst of current affairs: “This wall』s
construction symbolized the blockage of the freedom.
It prevented East Germans from fleeing to the free world.
The wall was regarded as impregnable at that time,
because behind the wall was East Germany』s state violence,
including troops that could shoot and kill anybody,
who wanted to escape to freedom by crossing this wall.”
On Aug. 13, 1961, the Communist East Germany sealed
the border and began to build the Berlin Wall
to prevent its people from fleeing to West Germany
and the free world.
136 people died at the Berlin Wall, but some victim
organizations believe that the death toll exceeded 700.
Zhao Lianhai, a rights activist in China: “In fact, in China and
other dictatorships, there are similar invisible walls.
In China, many people wish to tear down
the wall of the communist regime.”
Today, to many democracies, the Berlin Wall has become
a symbol of communists』 brutal persecution of the people.
It is also connected to the people』s pursuit for freedom and
resistance against the communist tyranny.
Can Changqing: “The collapse of the Berlin Wall has sent
a signal of freedom to all people, including the Chinese,
who are enslaved by the communist tyranny.
It also sent a message to all the dictators in the world that
they would not last long if they use violent means
like the Berlin Wall to deprive the people』s freedom.
In the afternoon, various memorials took place
in many places along the Berlin Wall.
Many former East Germans shared their experiences
in the communist East Germany half a century ago
and exposed the communist brutality in the despotic society.
In his speech, President Wulff urged the people in the world
to endeavor for democracy and human rights.
He said, the Berlin Wall reminded us to make every effort to
ensure history of this kind will not repeat itself.
Zhao Lianhai said, as long as the Chinese people try,
the “Berlin Wall” in China is bound to be torn down
and democracy and freedom will eventually come to China.
Zhao Lianhai: “I hope the courage (of Chinese people) to
obtain freedom and democracy will get bigger.
I am happy to see that on Aug. 12, there were so
many brave people coming to activist Wang Lihong』s trial,
despite the serious suppression by the authorities.
Also, today (Aug. 14), more people in Dalian took to the street
to safeguard their interests (protesting the PX Chemical Plant).
This is a situation that has inspired and elated me.”
Cao said, the CCP leaders did not learn any positive lessons
from the collapse of the Berlin Wall and
the outbreak of the Jasmine revolution in the Middle East
and North Africa.
Instead, they tried to reinforce the tyranny and
the Chinese “Berlin Wall” that suffocated the people』s freedom.
Eventually, Chinese people may have to end the CCP』s tyranny
using the same revolution means as in the Middle East.
The CCP will possibly end up the same as the former Romanian
dictator Ceausescu and will be tried and punished by people.
NTD reporters Liang Xin, Li Minfei and Zhou Tian