The BBC has published memories of people affected by the 1989 Tiananmen Square Massacre, including a politician, student demonstrators, the mother of a killed demonstrator, and a reporter.
If I had known the result would be so bloody, would I have still done the same? The answer is perhaps not.
Protest organiser Wu’er Kaixi fled China following the demonstration, and remains a political commentator and democracy activist.
I said to my husband and son, something’s going to happen today. But my son… said there were still so many people on the square that he wanted to go.
Ding Zilin is one of hundreds of parents whose children were killed in the Tiananmen massacre…
Suddenly this man walks out with his shopping bags. My first instinct was: “He’s going to mess up my composition”.
Jeff Widener took the image of the lone Tiananmen protester who stood in front of a convoy of tanks – probably the most iconic image of the crackdown.
See past CDT posts on the Tiananmen Massacre.