Tiananmen Square Massacre

The East German people peacefully pulled down the high walls of communist totalitarianism. (Image:  wikimedia /  CC0 1.0)

From Tiananmen to Berlin

In the early morning of June 4, 1989, the bloody suppression of the student-led demonstration by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) in Tiananmen Square shocked the world. This was severely condemned by the Western world and the media.

Tiananmen Square, where the June 4, 1989 student massacre took place. (By Paul Louis - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, Link)

Remembering June 4

Today is the 13th anniversary of the June 4 massacre in Beijing and I remember it like it was yesterday. I was staying at the house of the New Zealand Chinese poet Gu Cheng and his wife Xie Ye on…

Latest

loading...

From Tiananmen to Berlin

In the early morning of June 4, 1989, the bloody suppression of the student-led demonstration by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) in Tiananmen Square shocked the world. This was severely…

loading...

Remembering June 4

Today is the 13th anniversary of the June 4 massacre in Beijing and I remember it like it was yesterday. I was staying at the house of the New Zealand…

loading...

Democracy Will Definitely Come to China

The June 4th incident (the 1989 Tiananmen Square Massacre) is about to have its 30-year anniversary. There is still no democracy and freedom in sight for mainland China, but Martin…