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Focus Shifts to Hong Kong’s Fate on Tiananmen Anniversary
June 04, 2020

Focus Shifts to Hong Kong’s Fate on Tiananmen Anniversary

By Associated Press
In a sign of Hong Kong’s shrinking freedoms, the annual Tiananmen vigil was not authorized for the first time in 30 years.

In Hong Kong, Remembering Tiananmen Is Now Forbidden
June 04, 2020

In Hong Kong, Remembering Tiananmen Is Now Forbidden

By Thor Halvorssen
Xi Jinping is hoping that the world will forget the Tiananmen Massacre just in time to stifle a new generation agitating for democratic reform.
The 1989 Tiananmen Crackdown Was Not Inevitable
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.

30 Years After Tiananmen: Hong Kong Remembers
May 01, 2019

30 Years After Tiananmen: Hong Kong Remembers

By Benny Tai
An organizer of the 2014 Occupy Central protest explains how Hong Kong keeps the spirit of Chinese democracy alive.

Ahead of Tiananmen Incident Anniversary, China Launches a New Round of Internet Crackdown
January 04, 2019

Ahead of Tiananmen Incident Anniversary, China Launches a New Round of Internet Crackdown

By Charlotte Gao
The operation will last for six months -- until the 30th anniversary of the June Fourth Incident has passed.

What President George H.W. Bush Meant for US-China Relations
December 07, 2018

What President George H.W. Bush Meant for US-China Relations

By Chi Wang
Remembering another aspect of the late president's sizable impact.

The Legacy of Tiananmen
June 06, 2018

The Legacy of Tiananmen

By Bonnie Girard
China's leaders made some cold-blooded calculations before sending in the tanks. Their choices still echo today.
China’s Orphaned Dissidents
January 29, 2018

China’s Orphaned Dissidents

By Han "Harry" Chen
Political exiles reckon with a rising China and a lost cause.

Taiwan's President Vows to Help China Achieve Democracy
July 14, 2017

Taiwan's President Vows to Help China Achieve Democracy

By Charlotte Gao
Tsai Ing-wen expresses condolences for the death of Liu Xiaobo and encourages Chinese people to pursue democracy

The Meaning of Tiananmen: 28 Years Later
June 05, 2017

The Meaning of Tiananmen: 28 Years Later

By Kerry Brown
Revisiting the official verdict on the morning of June 4, 1989 would be dangerous for China's Communist Party.

Tiananmen Square Anniversary: A War of Memory and Oblivion
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.
Remembering the Ghulja Incident: 20th Anniversary of ‘Uyghur Tiananmen’ Passes With Little Notice
March 02, 2017

Remembering the Ghulja Incident: 20th Anniversary of ‘Uyghur Tiananmen’ Passes With Little Notice

By Peter Irwin
20 years on, the Ghulja Incident has largely disappeared from public imagination.

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