Chinese riot police beat students during the 1989 Tiananmen Square protests in Beijing. Photo: Handout Chinese riot police beat students during the 1989 Tiananmen Square protests in Beijing. Photo: Handout
Chinese riot police beat students during the 1989 Tiananmen Square protests in Beijing. Photo: Handout

Japan opposed G7 sanctions against China after 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown, documents reveal

  • Japan was also initially opposed to adopting a joint G7 declaration condemning Beijing’s violent action, declassified records show
  • The official Chinese government account said 319 died, including soldiers, and more than 7,000 were injured in the incident

Topic |   Tiananmen Square crackdown
Chinese riot police beat students during the 1989 Tiananmen Square protests in Beijing. Photo: Handout Chinese riot police beat students during the 1989 Tiananmen Square protests in Beijing. Photo: Handout
Chinese riot police beat students during the 1989 Tiananmen Square protests in Beijing. Photo: Handout
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