September 15, 2021 6:17 pm
The June 4 event vigil has been banned over the past two years, with officials citing security fears and the coronavirus pandemic.
September 05, 2021 2:16 pm
Police notified the Hong Kong Alliance in Support of Patriotic Democratic Movements of China last month it was under investigation for working for foreign interests, an accusation it denied.
July 01, 2021 7:30 am
In a televised address from Tiananmen Square, Xi said China had achieved its centenary goal of building "a moderately prosperous society."
June 04, 2021 5:27 pm
In past years, tens of thousands of people gathered in Hong Kong's Victoria Park to honor the victims who died when China's military put down student-led pro-democracy protests on June 4, 1989, killing hundreds if not thousands.
June 04, 2021 4:49 pm
Ahead of the 32nd anniversary of the massacre this year, authorities in Hong Kong have announced that any rally or public demonstration on June 4 will be deemed an unauthorised assembly.
June 04, 2020 5:42 pm
Answering a spate of questions on the protests, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian termed the Tiananmen Square protests as a "political disturbance".
June 04, 2020 10:26 am
Despite the ban on the vigil, the Asian financial hub was bracing for "pop-up" protests of the type that raged around the city during months of anti-government protests last year.
September 14, 2019 1:50 pm
On 5 June 1989, Cole was one of the four photographers who captured the image of a solitary man, who had stopped in front of a line of tanks and armoured vehicles.
June 17, 2019 7:13 am
"We request the HRC investigate the gross violations of human rights and fundamental freedoms committed by the Chinese government during its military assault on peaceful protests," they said in statement.
May 06, 2019 9:19 pm
What was the movement of May Fourth, and why does China's government feel compelled to underline the supremacy of the party on its centenary?
June 04, 2014 2:28 pm
China allows no public discussion of the events of June 3-4, 1989, when soldiers killed hundreds of unarmed protesters.