An inflatable tank display in Taipei’s Liberty Square marks the 30th anniversary of the crackdown on pro-democracy protesters in Beijing in 1989. Photo: Reuters

‘Repent’ for Tiananmen crackdown, Taipei urges Beijing

  • Taiwan will keep pointing the way to democracy for the mainland, self-ruled island says
Topic |   Tiananmen Square crackdown 30th anniversary

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An inflatable tank display in Taipei’s Liberty Square marks the 30th anniversary of the crackdown on pro-democracy protesters in Beijing in 1989. Photo: Reuters
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30 years on from Tiananmen Square crackdown, why Beijing still thinks it got it right

  • Three decades have passed since the Tiananmen Square crackdown when troops fired on student-led pro-democracy protesters
  • The shots were heard around the country and reverberate today despite persistent official censorship of the events
Topic |   Tiananmen Square crackdown 30th anniversary

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Illustration: Adolfo Arranz
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