Tiananmen Square protests 1989

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Chinese censors block ‘Tiananmen’ image of athletes hugging
Picture of athletes’ ‘6/4’ race numbers erased in perceived reference to 1989 massacre

Amy Hawkins Senior China correspondent

03, Oct, 2023 @10:25 AM

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Isabel Crook obituary
Canadian anthropologist who joined Mao Zedong’s rural revolution and stayed on to build a ‘new China’

John Gittings

21, Aug, 2023 @4:42 PM

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Torches and T-shirts: Hongkongers defy attempts to forget Tiananmen
Annual vigil replaced by pro-Beijing carnival but some still manage to mark massacre amid heavy police presence

Rachel Cheung in Hong Kong

05, Jun, 2023 @9:34 AM

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Tiananmen massacre museum opens in New York despite fear of Beijing backlash
Communist party has campaigned for decades to eradicate remembrance events for the 4 June clashes in Beijing

Amy Hawkins

03, Jun, 2023 @4:46 PM

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Chinese censors remove protest site Sitong Bridge from online maps
Amid usual scrubbing for Tiananmen Square anniversary, searches for bridge where protest was held in 2022 return no results

Amy Hawkins Senior China correspondent

02, Jun, 2023 @10:01 AM

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Tiananmen Square books removed from Hong Kong libraries in run-up to anniversary
Publications targeted include those about protest and subjects Beijing deems politically sensitive

Helen Davidson in Taipei

16, May, 2023 @8:57 AM

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Doctor who exposed China’s cover-up of Sars crisis dies aged 91
Dr Jiang Yanyong revealed true extent of 2003 outbreak and was put under house arrest for denouncing Tiananmen Square massacre

Verna Yu

14, Mar, 2023 @5:58 PM

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Hong Kong court jails Tiananmen anniversary vigil organisers
Prosecutors said Chow Hang-Tung, Tang Ngok-kwan and Tsui Hon-kwong were under foreign influence but refused to say who it was

Guardian staff and agencies

11, Mar, 2023 @5:18 AM

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The Guardian view on bearing witness: when the mourners too are gone | Editorial
Editorial: The death of a leader of Argentina’s Mothers of the Plaza de Mayo raises the question of how we can continue to remember


27, Nov, 2022 @6:07 PM

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Bao Tong, former top aide of Chinese leader Zhao Ziyang, dies at 90
Senior Communist party official jailed over Tiananmen democracy movement became one of party’s most vociferous critics

Verna Yu

09, Nov, 2022 @5:35 PM

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‘It felt like history itself’ – 48 protest photographs that changed the world
Protest can change everything. Which is why governments around the world want to suppress it. In a week when thousands in the US expressed their fury over Roe v Wade, we look back at some of the images that helped rewrite laws and change the way we think

Gabrielle Schwarz and Felix Bazalgette. Introduction: George Monbiot

02, Jul, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Li Jiaqi: Chinese influencer’s career hangs in balance after ‘tank cake’ stream
Young role model’s broadcast cut short after appearance of dessert thought to reference 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown

Vincent Ni China affairs correspondent

09, Jun, 2022 @12:33 PM

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