June 04, 2022
The World Has Not Learnt the Lessons of the Tiananmen Square Massacre
By Wu’er Kaixi and Rahima Mahmut
Instead, while the world slept, Chinese authoritarianism metastasized.
May 29, 2021
How Will the Chinese Communist Party Withstand Increasing Calls for COVID-19 Pandemic Accountability?
By Bonnie Girard
As international outrage mounts, can the CCP replicate its success in escaping pariah status after the Tiananmen Square protests in 1989?
June 14, 2019
Beijing After Tiananmen, Part 3: The Closing Chapter
By Bonnie Girard
A dinner invitation and bullet holes in the window.
June 05, 2019
Watching the Tiananmen Massacre From Delhi
By Amit Sengupta
A former Indian student leader recalls how one university in New Delhi reacted to the events of June 4, 1989.
May 22, 2019
The Cold Reality of Tiananmen at 30
By Christopher K. Colley
The world may care about the anniversary on June 4, but the Chinese public has moved on.
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 03, 2016
Hong Kong Students to Boycott Tiananmen Commemoration
By Cal Wong
With localism on the rise in Hong Kong, student groups see little in common with the 1989 protests on the mainland.
June 23, 2015
China’s Biggest Taboos: The Three Ts
By David Volodzko
Three subjects where thinking differently is forbidden.
September 01, 2014
Hong Kong on Edge
By Luke Hunt
Frustration and anxiety are growing as Beijing battens down the hatches on democracy.
June 04, 2014
Tiananmen Square 25 Years On: Dealing With Discontent
By Tim Robertson
Chinese are certainly richer, but can prosperity alone eradicate the roots of public discontent?
May 31, 2014
China Blasts US for Recognizing Tiananmen Massacre
By Tyler Roney
A House resolution calling for a focus on China's human rights issues has invoked the ire of Chinese state media.
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.