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Tiananmen 20th Anniversary

Silence from Chinese Students on the Campus Where Tiananmen Rang Loud

Alec Ash | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Alec Ash

In 2009 there is no indication in Beida of such a rebellious past.

Obama: The Roger Federer of Politics

Scott Malcomson | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Scott Malcomson

Each man raises the level of play with a cool focus and economy of gesture that make most other players look crude.

Memories of a Goddess

Steve Futterman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Steve Futterman

It stood for one week, but 20 years after its birth and death, the Goddess of Democracy endures as a lasting symbol.

On Tiananmen's 20th: The Challenge of China

Danny Schechter | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Danny Schechter

As the world marks the 20th anniversary of the Tiananmen Protest, its time to improve coverage of human rights violations in China.

Forgetting June 4th

Lauren Hilgers | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Lauren Hilgers

Censored in Chinese media and left out of official histories, there has been little to keep memory of Tiananmen Square going.

Twenty Years Later, Still Calling for Freedom in China

Rep. Nancy Pelosi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Rep. Nancy Pelosi

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.

Tiananmen Square 1989 and China in Turmoil

Joe Merlino | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Joe Merlino

2009-06-04-merlino_tian_fp.jpgI happened to be traveling in China during May and June of 1989.

Illuminating and Misleading Takes on China 20 Years Since Tiananmen

Jeffrey Wasserstrom | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jeffrey Wasserstrom

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.

Rebuilding China's Moral Foundation by Telling the Truth About Tiananmen

Xiao Qiang | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Xiao Qiang

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.

Kristof's Monument to Passivism On Tiananmen Sq Aniversary

Matt Browner Hamlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Matt Browner Hamlin

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.

From China's Migrant Workers, Silence on Tiananmen

Alexander Davenport | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Alexander Davenport

While the Tiananmen anniversary reverberates across Western media, for the migrant worker community of China, the day will pass almost ignored.

Returning to Tiananmen Square

Jeff Widener | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jeff Widener

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.

History Matters: Remembering Tiananmen (and Abu Ghraib)

Leah Anthony Libresco | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Leah Anthony Libresco

In twenty years, will the iconic image of Tiananmen Square be in Chinese textbooks? Will the iconic image of Abu Ghraib be in ours?

Tiananmen's Enduring Challenge

Wang Dan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Wang Dan

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.

Remembering Tiananmen Square (SLIDESHOW)

The Huffington Post | Cara Parks | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Twenty years ago, a lone young man blocked the path of Chinese military tanks attempting to interrupt protests in China's Tiananmen Square. Today, Chi...

The Legacy of Tiananmen for Chinese Politics

Susan Shirk | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Susan Shirk

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.

China: Tiananmen's Unhealed Wounds (VIDEO)

Human Rights Watch | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Human Rights Watch

By Minky Worden Twenty years after the Chinese army killed untold numbers of unarmed civilians in Beijing and other cities on and around June 3-4, 19...

China Blocks Twitter Ahead Of Tiananmen Anniversary

Huffington Post | David Flumenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

China is celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Tiananmen crackdown with another crackdown -- a massive block on Twitter and all those social media s...

Tiananmen Anniversary: Chinese Dissident Wu Gaoxing Arrested

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

With the twentieth anniversary of the Tiananmen Square democracy movement approaching, government security agents have detained a noted Chinese dissid...

Tiananmen Square, 20 Years Later: News, Photos And Video From Around The World (六四事件)

Huffington Post | David Flumenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Some call it the "Tiananmen Square Massacre," others say the "Tiananmen Square Crackdown," and in China it is known merely as an "incident," the "June...