On the 31st anniversary of the June 4, 1989 military crackdown around Tiananmen Square, much of the world was focused on other topics, notably the COVID-19 pandemic and anti-racism protests in the United States. But within...
by Sophie Beach | Jun 2, 2016
In the run-up to the 27th anniversary of the June 4, 1989 military crackdown on protesters in...
by Sophie Beach | Dec 27, 2010
by Liu Yong | Aug 10, 2007
From Washington Post: On Wednesday, China celebrated the beginning of its one-year countdown to the Beijing Olympics. Festivities and fireworks animated Tiananmen Square, a gathering place known also for its bloody memories. A...
by Liu Yong | Jun 2, 2007
From New Statesman: The Tiananmen Square killings of 3-4 June 1989 remain the most sensitive political issue in China and the Chinese government never lets the population forget it. According to Amnesty International, at least 200 Tiananmen demonstrators detained in June 1989 remain behind bars, and even to mention the name “Tiananmen” on China’s tightly […]
by Xiao Qiang | Mar 7, 2007
From VOA News: Tianamen Mothers demand truth of the 1989 massacre in Beijing: an open letter to the Chinese government asks for an open debate on the subject at next week’s annual meeting of the National People’s Congress. In an open letter released by Human Rights in China the Tiananmen Mothers, a group of relatives […]
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