人物介紹 Survivors and the Dead
張健 Zhang Jian
1970.11.11 - 2019.4.17
Matriculated student of the Beijing Institute of Physical Education and captain of student pickets, shot three times in Tiananmen Square opposite the Tiananmen east-viewing platform. One of the bullets remained in the body for 19 years. In 2008, surgery was performed to remove the bullet in France.
受傷情況及遭遇 Injuries and encounters
One bullet hit the upper third of the thigh bone of the right leg causing comminuted fracture.
He was brought to Beijing Tongren Hospital, where he came to the attention of the authorities. After interrogation, he was allowed to stay in hospital for treatment.
After a 90-day hospital stay, he was discharged and then lived undercover for 12 years in China.
In 2001, he was exposed due to his work defending the rights of taxi drivers. He subsequently went into exile in France, joining the overseas democracy movement, and became a Christian preacher.
On April 15th, 2019, he lapsed into a coma due to hepatic ascites on a plane to Paris, France and was sent to hospital in Germany for treatment. He died on April 17th, at the age of 48.
張健的說話 Zhang Jian’s quote
The reason I persist is that I know so many June 4th brothers and sisters sacrificed their lives. I know that the truth has not been revealed. So I want to bear witness to June 4th.
The model shows the position of bullet in Zhang's body. (The bullet is a replica.)
Zhang’s skin at the base of his right thigh before the bullet was removed.
He was hospitalized in Tongren Hospital and his right leg was elevated.
He tied a protest band around his head and served as captain of the Tiananmen Square pickets.
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