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Tiananmen

Hypocrisy and The Right to Travel to Cuba

Arturo Lopez Levy | Posted 11.23.2014 | Latino Voices
Arturo Lopez Levy

The case of staffers for Senator Rubio and Congresswoman Ros-Lehtinen travelling to China on a trip hosted by the Chinese communist party-state is a painful example of hypocrisy.

Big Trouble in Big China: Far West Terrorism, Trade Problems With Taiwan and Hong Kong Wants Something Called Democracy

T. Dean Reed | Posted 09.30.2014 | Politics
T. Dean Reed

China is having difficulties, west, east and center.

Reclaiming Hong Kong's June 4th

Yuen Chan | Posted 08.23.2014 | World
Yuen Chan

The commemoration of June 4th once united Hong Kong people, now it divides. Perhaps this shouldn't be surprising when the number of people who identify as "Chinese" falls to new lows.

Burning Barricades, A Tiananmen Vigil And D-Day On Normandy's Beaches: Week In Photos

Posted 06.07.2014 | World

Nothing quite compares to the power of a photograph to communicate the goings on in the world. Ranging from the serious to the silly, these photos off...

Candles And Clashes In Hong Kong Tiananmen Anniversary Rally

AP | KELVIN CHAN | Posted 08.04.2014 | World

HONG KONG (AP) — Tens of thousands of people in Hong Kong joined a candlelight vigil in a downtown park Wednesday to commemorate the 25th anniversar...

Amid China's Crackdown, Mourners Quietly Remember Tiananmen Anniversary

AP | GILLIAN WONG | Posted 08.04.2014 | World

BEIJING (AP) — Yin Min held the ashes of her son and wept, she said, as she marked 25 years since he was killed in the crackdown by Chinese tanks an...

Howard Fineman

Obama Makes Rare Mention Of Tiananmen On 25th Anniversary

HuffingtonPost.com | Howard Fineman | Posted 06.04.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In Castle Square in Warsaw, Poland, President Barack Obama eloquently celebrated the 25th anniversary of the dawn of modern democracy in...

Tiananmen Square Then And Now

The Huffington Post | Amanda Golden | Posted 06.03.2014 | World

In the summer of 1989, more than a million Chinese students and workers took to Tiananmen Square in the capital Beijing to participate in communist Ch...

Tiananmen and China's Philosophy of 'Struggle'

Ryan Mitchell | Posted 07.30.2014 | World
Ryan Mitchell

This year marks the 25th anniversary of China's national protest movement of 1989, and, of course, also of its subsequent suppression. In the U.S., these events are being commemorated with news coverage as well as important, timely book releases.

China Arrests Rights Activists Ahead Of Tiananmen Anniversary

Reuters | Posted 07.06.2014 | World

By Sui-Lee Wee BEIJING, May 6 (Reuters) - China on Tuesday detained five rights activists, three lawyers and a rights group said, aft...

China Suspects Tiananmen Square Crash Was Suicide Attack: Sources

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

BEIJING, Oct 29 (Reuters) - The Chinese government suspects that Monday's incident in which a vehicle plowed into pedestrians in Beijing's Tiananmen...

Tiananmen Square Evacuated After SUV Crashes Into Crowd

Reuters | Posted 12.27.2013 | World

BEIJING, Oct 28 (Reuters) - Five people were killed and dozens injured on Monday, the government said, when a car plowed into pedestrians and caught...

China BLOCKS Foursquare After Too Many Check Ins To Tiananmen Square

mashable.com | June 4, 2010 Christina Warren View Comments | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

The Great Firewall of China has a new Target: Foursquare. The Chinese government has blocked access to the social networking tool, apparently because ...

Memoir By Tiananmen Decision-Maker Stopped From Going To Press

AP | MIN LEE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

HONG KONG — A Hong Kong publisher said Sunday he has scrapped plans to publish an insider account of Beijing's decision-making behind its 1989 crack...

The Stain on China's Pro-Democracy Movement: A Final Word About Tiananmen

Phillip Martin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Phillip Martin

It's been a week since the official 20th anniversary commemoration of the historic Tiananmen Square demonstrations. But before the memory of those ev...

Weekly Foreign Affairs Roundup

Christopher Herbert and Victoria Kataoka | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Christopher Herbert and Victoria Kataoka

The Week's Top Stories in Foreign Affairs : Obama and the Muslim World Facts: US President Barack Obama completed his much-anticipated trip to the Mid...

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.

China Tiananmen Anniversary Gets Fresh State Crackdown

AP | CHRISTOPHER BODEEN and JEREMIAH MARQUEZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BEIJING — In Tiananmen Square, police were ready to pounce at the first sign of protest. In Hong Kong, a sea of candles flickered in the hands o...

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.

CNN Reporter Blocked By Umbrellas At Tiananmen Square (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | David Flumenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Chinese officials blocked video cameras from filming at Tiananmen Square on Wednesday... with umbrellas. Reporting from the square, CNN's John Vause ...

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...