In 2009 there is no indication in Beida of such a rebellious past.
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Each man raises the level of play with a cool focus and economy of gesture that make most other players look crude.
It stood for one week, but 20 years after its birth and death, the Goddess of Democracy endures as a lasting symbol.
As the world marks the 20th anniversary of the Tiananmen Protest, its time to improve coverage of human rights violations in China.
Censored in Chinese media and left out of official histories, there has been little to keep memory of Tiananmen Square going.
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.
I happened to be traveling in China during May and June of 1989.
It doesn't seem too soon to provide a first assessment of some of the best and worst discussions about the Chinese events of 1989.
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.
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.
While the Tiananmen anniversary reverberates across Western media, for the migrant worker community of China, the day will pass almost ignored.
I had reservations about returning to Tiananmen Square. But as I walked down one of the wide, tree-lined boulevards near the US Embassy, I felt such peace from that hell two decades earlier.
In twenty years, will the iconic image of Tiananmen Square be in Chinese textbooks? Will the iconic image of Abu Ghraib be in ours?
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.
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