April 10, 2020
The 1989 Tiananmen Crackdown Was Not Inevitable
By David Skidmore
In retrospect, the end of China's 1989 protest movement seems preordained. It was anything but.
June 05, 2019
Beijing After Tiananmen, Part 2: Life Under Martial Law
By Bonnie Girard
Curfews, army checkpoints, and most of all pervasive fear marked life in Beijing after June 4, 1989.
June 03, 2019
Tiananmen 1989: Lessons for Today
By Christopher Bodeen and Johnson Lai
Tiananmen veterans look back on the movement’s relevance in 21st century China.
June 05, 2017
Tiananmen Square Anniversary: A War of Memory and Oblivion
By DD Wu
While some people tried to commemorate June 4, the Chinese authorities updated censorship techniques.
June 05, 2013
Tiananmen Square After 24 years: A Vigil and Big Yellow Ducks
References to Tiananmen Square are becoming increasingly difficult for Beijing to suppress.