The quarter-century since the Tiananmen
Square massacre has seen remarkable changes in China, where millions have escaped poverty thanks to widespread development and the introduction of economic reforms that owe more to Adam Smith than Chairman Mao.
With the 25th anniversary of Tiananmen
Square just a few months away, Cui Jian had appeared to be a risky, political choice for such a primetime performance.
With the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen
Square protests approaching this spring, Shao and people around the world are remembering the massacre and trying to make sense of its legacy.
attack was the first act of alleged Uighur unrest that spilled from the Central Asian border into the capital.
The Chinese army opened fire that day on Chinese citizens (workers, residents, and students) just outside of Tiananmen
Square for demanding "democracy" (which remained an inchoate concept for the Tiananmen
Rizalina Bunyi, who died on the spot at Tiananmen
Square on Monday should be brought home soonest, urged Dr.
Square is the symbolic centre of the Chinese state and is generally kept under tight security, with both uniformed and plain-clothes personnel deployed, many of them equipped with fire extinguishers.
The square was evacuated after the vehicle "went into the crowd in front of the Tiananmen
rostrum" at midday, Xinhua news agency said.
The incident took place at the north end of Tiananmen
Square, near an entrance to the Forbidden City.
Former Beijing Mayor Chen Xitong, one of the main figures blamed for the bloody crackdown on the 1989 pro-democracy movement in Tiananmen
Square, died Sunday at the age of 84, according to Chinese news reports.
A broadcast from Beijing's Tiananmen
Square has turned into a bizarre television experience for British viewers after a Sky News reporter and his camera operator were detained by authorities - live.
WASHINGTON, June 3 (KUNA) -- On the 23rd anniversary of the Tiananmen
Square demonstrations in China, a US State Department spokesman on Sunday called on China to release all those still jailed for taking part in the deadly protests.