Alex Lo
Alex Lo
Opinion

SCMP Columnist

My Take by Alex Lo

June 4 has become an ideological prism

  • The further along we are since 1989, the more complicated our stances have become in relation to the Tiananmen crackdown

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Purged Chinese Communist Party leader Zhao Ziyang, centre, addressing students in May 1989 at Tiananmen Square in Beijing. Photo: AFP

Tiananmen anniversary prompts raised security at Zhao Ziyang’s family home

  • Late Communist Party leader’s friends and relatives face heightened police checks before paying their respects as part of traditional festival
  • Security tighter than previous years
Topic |   Tiananmen Square crackdown

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Purged Chinese Communist Party leader Zhao Ziyang, centre, addressing students in May 1989 at Tiananmen Square in Beijing. Photo: AFP
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