Tiananmen Square

Tanks on the streets have been replaced by online repression, surveillance and censorship – but no amount of censorship that will erase the horror of 4 June 1989 from history.
From Berlin to China, accelerated by new technology and communications, 1989 saw humans take decisive steps towards greater dignity against controlling systems and unfair distribution of opportunities
Saturday is the 27th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square protests in the Chinese capital.  The student-led, pro-democracy
Karl Marx once famously said: 'History repeats itself, the first time as tragedy, the second time as farce.' I wonder if China's second Tiananmen moment would be a tragedy, too. Because I do believe that what's happening in Hong Kong at the moment bears all the hallmarks of a Greek tragedy.
The twenty-fifth anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre will be marked today across the world, with particularly notable events attracting thousands onto the streets in Hong Kong and Taiwan, and scores of articles and recollections being published in papers and online.
The former student leader of demonstrators who occupied Tiananmen Square in 1989 managed to slip through China's tight crackdown
If you wanted to mark the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre in mainland China today, you had to be pretty
Cyclists demonstrate with posters reading "mobilize all citizens to crush martial law, protect Beijing," under a bridge where
Smiling faces and dancing children – the images below present a very different picture of the brutal Tiananmen Square massacre