The China Times

Father of “June Fourth Incident” victim hanged himself at the age of 73

May 28, 2012

Mr. Ya Weilin, the 6.4 father who committed suicide. (File photo)

Ya Weilin (轧伟林), a father of 6.4 victim hanged himself on May 24th, 10 days before the 23rd anniversary of June Fourth Incident. He was 73.

Mr.Ya’s wife said his husband recently had dreams of the dead son, he felt endless pain and wrote a suicide note.

Mr.Ya’s son Ya Aiguo (轧爱国) was shot in the head and died in the evening of June 3rd, 1989 when he was only 22 years old.

The “Hong Kong Alliance in Support of Patriotic Democratic Movements in China” hold a minute of silence for Mr.Ya yesterday, before they started the demonstration in Victoria Park, Hong Kong.

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