The photograph of a lone protester standing in front of approaching tanks on Changan Avenue in Beijing on June 5, 1989, has become the iconic image of the Tiananmen Square protests. Photo: AP

Tiananmen’s story hasn’t been told truthfully – China can change that by breaking its silence

  • Instead of letting the West dominate the narrative on the crackdown on protesters in Beijing on June 4, 1989, China would do well to address the issue openly, even if the death toll was high
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The photograph of a lone protester standing in front of approaching tanks on Changan Avenue in Beijing on June 5, 1989, has become the iconic image of the Tiananmen Square protests. Photo: AP
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