As we mark the 30th anniversary of the 1989 protest movement in China, and the subsequent military crackdown, CDT editors have put together a list of books to provide more in-depth context and analyses of the movement, the political decision to use force, and the long-term repercussions for...
Tiananmen 25 Years
by Samuel Wade | Oct 8, 2014
With the 25th anniversary of the 1989 June 4th crackdown still fresh in memory (at least outside...
by Samuel Wade | Jul 18, 2014
Having described his eight-and-a-half hour detention last week to The New York Times’ Edward...
by Sophie Beach | Jul 16, 2014
Li Xuewen, a playwright and essayist, has been dismissed from his position at a publishing house...
by Samuel Wade | Jun 26, 2014
AFP’s Tom Hancock describes China’s occasional practice of sending activists on forced...
by Samuel Wade | Jun 23, 2014
The linguistic gymnastics used to evade censorship by China’s more politically inclined web...
by Samuel Wade | Jun 9, 2014
Days after the 25th anniversary of the suppression of “pro-democracy” protests in...
by Samuel Wade | Jun 6, 2014
The passing of Wednesday’s Tiananmen anniversary has brought apparent resolution to the...
by Samuel Wade | Jun 5, 2014
The weeks leading up to the 25th anniversary of the 1989 Tiananmen crackdown on Wednesday were marked by an unprecedented campaign of detentions, house arrests, forced or restricted travel, intimidation and surveillance. Those...
by Natalie Ornell | Jun 4, 2014
At The New York Times, David Barboza and Michael Forsythe tell the story of Xiao Jianhua, a...
by Samuel Wade | Jun 3, 2014
The Telegraph’s Malcolm Moore writes that two officers who led troops into Beijing in May...
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