Tiananmen Square protests 1989

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‘Atmosphere of fear’: Hong Kong students lament loss of Tiananmen statues
Staff and students say the recent destruction of massacre monuments is a manifestation of a new and uneasy culture on campus

Rhoda Kwan in Taipei

31, Dec, 2021 @1:08 AM

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Universities must not allow those killed in Tiananmen Square to be forgotten | Letters
Letters: Student unions should keep their memory alive, writes Peter van den Dungen


27, Dec, 2021 @5:14 PM

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Jonathan Mirsky: reporter who went from Mao fan to fierce Beijing critic
The career of the Observer’s former China correspondent who died last week, was marked by a willingness to review his convictions

Peter Beaumont

19, Sep, 2021 @6:15 AM

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Hong Kong police raid Tiananmen massacre museum
Crackdown follows arrest of four members of civil society group that ran June 4th Museum

Helen Davidson in Taipei

09, Sep, 2021 @7:29 AM

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Hong Kong police investigate organisers of Tiananmen Square vigil
Longstanding group accused of being ‘agent of foreign forces’ and is asked for information about its membership

Helen Davidson in Taipei

26, Aug, 2021 @7:48 AM

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The Chinese Communist party: 100 years that shook the world
As China marks the centenary of its ruling party, we examine key episodes in its tempestuous history, including the Long March, Mao’s purges and Xi Jinping’s rise to the top of an emerging superpower

Richard McGregor

27, Jun, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Xi’s change of heart is too late to stop China’s collision with the west | Simon Tisdall
The Chinese president’s conciliatory speech rings hollow in the face of his brutal policies

Simon Tisdall

06, Jun, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Microsoft blocks Bing from showing image results for Tiananmen ‘tank man’
Company blames ‘human error’ after users in US, Germany, Singapore and France reported no results shown on the crackdown’s anniversary

Julia Carrie Wong and Reuters

05, Jun, 2021 @3:00 AM

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Hong Kong finds new ways to remember Tiananmen Square amid vigil ban
Residents light candles, lay flowers and paint messages as police enforce ban on annual vigil for massacre

Helen Davidson

04, Jun, 2021 @11:54 AM

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Hong Kong vigil leader arrested as 7,000 police enforce ban on Tiananmen anniversary protests
Officers have been mobilised to break up the once-traditional events to mark the brutal crackdown against dissent in China 32 years ago

Helen Davidson in Taipei and Vincent Ni

04, Jun, 2021 @10:45 AM

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By banning Tiananmen vigils in Hong Kong, China is trying to rewrite history | Louisa Lim
The Communist party is widening its attack on the legacy of 1989 – and criminalising a new generation of activists, says author Louisa Lim

Louisa Lim

03, Jun, 2021 @11:07 PM

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‘Mourn June 4 in your own way’: Tiananmen Square events vanish amid crackdowns and Covid
Hong Kong, Macau and China ban gatherings, and Taiwan has a serious Covid outbreak, leaving people to remember the massacre alone or online

Helen Davidson in Taipei

03, Jun, 2021 @4:35 AM

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