TDISH: Tiananmen Square

Twenty-seven years ago, on June 3, 1989, one of the harshest and most infamous crackdowns on public protest in recent memory occurred in front of the Forbidden City in Tiananmen Square, Beijing.  We have all seen the famous images of Chinese students standing in front of approaching tanks and facing live fire from their own government’s forces.  Check out this story from the 25th anniversary by NPR to learn about the Chinese government’s continued refusal to recognize this tragedy.

Featured Image: “Student Protester.” By The original uploader was Sa8 at Chinese Wikipedia;Original author was 蔡淑芳@sfchoi8964 –, CC BY 2.5.



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