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.
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.
Tiananmen 1989: Lessons for Today
By Christopher Bodeen and Johnson Lai
Tiananmen veterans look back on the movement’s relevance in 21st century China.
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.
Tiananmen Square After 24 years: A Vigil and Big Yellow Ducks
References to Tiananmen Square are becoming increasingly difficult for Beijing to suppress.