Tiananmen Square

  • Remembering and Forgetting Repression in China

    by Jeffrey Wasserstrom

    Each year, Hong Kong gatherings honor the memory of the students, workers, and bystanders slain near Tiananmen Square. And each year, on the mainland, the anniversary is dutifully ignored.

  • In China this is a crime ...

    … Sharing liquor bottles online that look like the famous image of a man standing defiantly in front of a line of tanks near Tiananmen Square.

  • The Ghosts of Tiananmen Square

    by Ian Johnson

    Is it an act frozen in time, awaiting its true recognition and denouement in some vague future?