June 4.

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China: Security tight at Tiananmen Square as if confronted with formidable enemy

Radio Television Hong Kong (RTHK) says in one report, “On this the 24th anniversary of the Tiananmen incident, a flag-hoisting ceremony was held at Tiananmen Square as usual.” “Since yesterday evening, security has been upgraded at many scenic spots in Beijing. The air is heavy at Muxidi, where troops entered the city that year. It … Continue reading

Tiananmen Square, China: June 3-4, 1989

On Saturday June 3, 1989, word spread that hundreds of thousands of troops were approaching from all four corners of the city. Citizens of Beijing, China, flooded the streets to block them. Just as they had done two weeks earlier. People set up barricades at every major intersection. At about 10:30 pm, near the Muxidi … Continue reading

180,000 mourners in Hong Kong for June 4 remembrance, a new record

Hong Kong media Ming Pao and SCMP report that 180,000 people attended the candle light vigil in Hong Kong’s Victoria Park, to commemorate those killed in the 1989 Tiananmen Massacre. However police put the number at just 85,000. According to SCMP’s description, waving candles and singing, the crowd spread across six soccer pitches and the … Continue reading

Jasmine Revolution China call for national mourning for June 4

According to an exclusive report by Ming Pao: As it will be the 23rd anniversary of the Tiananmen Square Massacre today, June 4, following previous public mourning in Guiyang, Guizhou Province, people on the Chinese Mainland will hold mourning activities, simultaneously on June 4. Jasmine Revolution China website issued an announcement yesterday calling on people … Continue reading

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