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23 Year Remembrance of Tiananmen Square – May 16th 1989, Beijing China

Written by Diane Gatterdam Twenty-three years ago on this day Tuesday May 16th 1989, Deng Xiaoping met with Gorbachev inside the Great Hall of the People bringing the long-sought normalization of Sino-Soviet relations. Meanwhile hundreds of thousands of people from … Continue reading

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23 Year Remembrance of Tiananmen Square – May 10th 1989, Beijing China

Written by Diane Gatterdam Twenty-three years ago on this day Wednesday May 10th 1989, over 10,000 students and activists rode bicycles and pedi carts into downtown Beijing, stopping to rally at the headquarters of each of Beijing’s major media outlets. … Continue reading

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23 Year Remembrance of Tiananmen Square – April 23rd 1989, Beijing China

Written by Diane Gatterdam Twenty-three years ago on this day Sunday April 23rd 1989, the day after Hu’s funeral, student representatives from 21 universities met at Yuanmingyuan (The Old Summer Palace) and formalized a new independent student organization that would … Continue reading

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The Unrelenting Du Daozheng Refuses to Retire

This is an update of a previous post about the journal Yanhuang Chunqiu. Today’s Sydney Morning Herald published an interview with Du Daocheng.  Simon Elegant from the Time China Blog has also written a post to alert his readers about … Continue reading

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