Which Tiananmen narrative is true?

Commentary / World Jun 6, 2019

Which Tiananmen narrative is true?

by Ramesh Thakur

There is little doubt about the Beijing spring of 1989 that called for greater openness, freedoms and democracy in China, or about its suppression. But there is a counter-narrative that receives no mention in the China-bashing mainstream media.

Japan urges China to guarantee universal values

National Jun 3, 2019

Japan urges China to guarantee universal values

Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga on Monday urged China to guarantee universal values. "Freedom, respect for fundamental human rights and the rule of law are universal values of the international community," Suga told a news conference. "It is important that these values are guaranteed also ...