Tiananmen timeline: From reform hopes to brutal crackdown

Asia Pacific May 31, 2019

Tiananmen timeline: From reform hopes to brutal crackdown

Tuesday will mark 30 years since China bloodily suppressed pro-democracy demonstrations in and around central Beijing's Tiananmen Square, when Chinese troops opened fire on their own people. The event remains a taboo topic of discussion in China and will not be officially commemorated by the ...