Remembering Tiananmen Square

It may be 23 years since Chinese soldiers gunned down unarmed protesters near Tiananmen Square, but memories of that day remain raw for pro-democracy activists within and outside the country.

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    03/27/2015 - 9:14 am | View Link
  • The Sage of Singapore: Remembering Lee Kuan Yew Through His Own Words
    Lee | Look, it is not a matter of principle but of practice. In the technologically connected world of today, everybody can watch the Tiananmen crackdown on TV. Today, transportation is subsonic but in another 20 years your son will be able to travel at ...
    03/23/2015 - 5:38 am | View Link
  • Remembering the Tiananmen Square Massacre, 25 Years Later
    Twenty-five years ago on Wednesday, the Chinese government, acting under martial law, deployed 200,000 troops into Beijing's Tiananmen Square. For seven weeks, pro-democracy protesters — many of whom were students — occupied the square. They called for ...
    06/4/2014 - 8:03 am | View Link
  • Remembering and Misremembering Tiananmen
    “Western criticisms based on a false version of the clearing of Tiananmen Square have handed the butchers of Beijing needless propaganda victories in the UN and elsewhere.” Days before the military crackdown, Nation editors hinted at the threat posed ...
    06/4/2014 - 3:47 am | View Link
  • Remembering Tiananmen, 25 years later
    “I cycled back to the edge of the square just in time to see soldiers mow down parents of students who had come to look for those who had not returned home.” The boxes have barely been touched in a quarter of a century. Inside them is a personal record ...
    06/4/2014 - 3:30 am | View Link
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  • Tiananmen Square: Marking The 25th Anniversary
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    03/27/2015 - 5:07 pm | View Website
  • Tiananmen Square, Then and Now
    A student displays a banner with one of the slogans chanted by the crowd of some 200,000 pouring into Tiananmen Square, on April 22, 1989 in Beijing.
    03/27/2015 - 2:36 pm | View Website
  • Louisa Lim
    Author of "People's Republic of Amnesia; Tiananmen Revisited"
    03/26/2015 - 7:53 pm | View Website
  • Remembering Tiananmen, 20 years later
    Yesterday, June 4th, 2009, marked the 20th anniversary of the military crackdown on student protesters gathered in Tiananmen Square in Beijing, China. Beginning in ...
    03/26/2015 - 5:12 am | View Website
  • Tiananmen Square, 1989: The Declassified History
    Tiananmen Square, 1989: The Declassified History Edited By Jeffrey T. Richelson and Michael L. Evans National Security Archive Electronic Briefing Book No. 16
    03/23/2015 - 8:43 am | View Website
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