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Photographer Xu Yong was in Tiananmen Square 26 years ago when Chinese government troops opened fire on their own people
"So their idea of preventing it is not to take the lid off and let people hash things out, but instead try to prevent anybody
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BEIJING –- Twenty-five years ago, anti-government protesters were gathering force in a movement that would end in a bloody
Police announced Wednesday the arrests of five people in connection with this week's suicide car crash in the heart of China's capital, calling it a planned terror attack — Beijing's first in recent history — and identifying the attackers as members of a Muslim minority.
As we approach the 25th anniversary of China's crackdown in Tiananmen Square, world leaders have the opportunity to distinguish themselves from leaders of the past who, for the sake of economic progress or in the name of "national security," have turned a blind eye to atrocities committed by Chinese leaders against their own citizenry.
The first English-language collection of poetry written by 2010 Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo is set for publication. The collection, entitled "June Fourth Elegies," will be translated by the poet Jeffrey Yang.
In a typically sour grapes gesture, China has invented its own peace prize. The ceremony, held on December 9th, is a day ahead of the Nobel Peace Prize function honoring jailed Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo.
It stood for one week, but 20 years after its birth and death, the Goddess of Democracy endures as a lasting symbol.
The United States Congress says to the people of China and freedom-loving people everywhere: Your cause is our cause. We will never forget, and we will continue to push for freedom.
Without a basic grounding in the truth about Tiananmen, there is no moral foundation for China's rise. The Chinese government must come to terms with its own history.
While the Tiananmen anniversary reverberates across Western media, for the migrant worker community of China, the day will pass almost ignored.
Censored in Chinese media and left out of official histories, there has been little to keep memory of Tiananmen Square going.
2009-06-04-merlino_tian_fp.jpgI happened to be traveling in China during May and June of 1989.
Unfortunately, what Nick Kristof does today is ensure that his readers will continue to ignore the moral imperative to help people achieve freedom and democracy.
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has urged China to publicly account for those killed in the suppression of the Tiananmen
The Party has devised a formula for survival based on the lessons from the Tiananmen experience: Prevent large-scale protests, avoid public leadership splits and keep the military loyal to the Party.
The central causes the Tiananmen generation took up remain unresolved: corruption, workers' rights, free speech and the need for government reform to address the needs of China's 1.3 billion people.
Twenty years ago, a lone young man blocked the path of Chinese military tanks attempting to interrupt protests in China's
With the twentieth anniversary of the Tiananmen Square democracy movement approaching, government security agents have detained