Tiananmen Square Massacre
The words “Tiananmen Square” conjure images of violence that still have a huge impact in contemporary China. When China’s People’s Liberation Army killed hundreds—or even thousands—of civilian demonstrators on June 4, 1989, the country was condemned internationally for its actions. Still, the government maintains that it was simply stopping a potential uprising.
The incident that eventually led to the killings in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square was the death ... read more »
China was internationally condemned for its actions during the Tiananmen Square demonstrations but ... read more »