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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The four activists were arrested in 2016 after putting labels on bottles of baijiu that paid tribute to the Tiananmen Square protest. Photo: Handout

Tiananmen Square ‘Tank Man liquor label’ protester sentenced to 3½ years in prison

  • Chen Bing, last of four defendants to face trial, found guilty of ‘picking quarrels and provoking trouble’
  • Supporters say he pleaded not guilty in court and judge rejected lawyers’ efforts to use accounts from parents of victims of 1989 crackdown in his defence
Topic |   Tiananmen Square crackdown

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The four activists were arrested in 2016 after putting labels on bottles of baijiu that paid tribute to the Tiananmen Square protest. Photo: Handout
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