Scroll to top
Topic: Tiananmen anniversary
A previous year's Tiananmen Square vigil in Hong Kong (Image: David Yan)

Hong Kong’s Tiananmen vigil snuffed out as Beijing flexes its muscles and might

Hong Kong's Tiananmen Square commemorations have been seen as a rallying point for democracy. Now, with China encroaching and the US in turmoil, things are different.

China as repressive as ever, but Australia lacks Hawke’s moral fibre

On the anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre Australia needs a politician to stand up to China, as Bob Hawke did. But pollies with that moral rectitude are thin on the ground.

Australian-Chinese artist Guo Jian has been detained by China's feared State Security Bureau on the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre. Tony Abbott must call for his immediate release.

The Aussie artist nabbed by China’s secret police

Australian-Chinese artist Guo Jian has been detained by China's feared State Security Bureau on the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre. Tony Abbott must call for his immediate release.

The Communist Party only has one option: it has to avoid a bust at all costs, and continue to make like the fireworks and boom, writes <b>Matthew Clayfield</b>, a freelance correspondent, in Beijing.

Letter from: Beijing … reading China like reading tea leaves

The Communist Party only has one option: it has to avoid a bust at all costs, and continue to make like the fireworks and boom, writes Matthew Clayfield, a freelance correspondent, in Beijing.

An official Beijing newspaper made a quiet but unprecented mention of the Tiananmen Square Massacre yesterday. Why did they do it and -- more importantly -- why were they allowed to?

Breaking the Tiananmen taboo

An official Beijing newspaper made a quiet but unprecented mention of the Tiananmen Square Massacre yesterday. Why did they do it and -- more importantly -- why were they allowed to?

Crikey readers defend and lambast <em>The Chaser</em> for their Make a Realistic Wish skit, while one reader remembers Tank Man.

More on The Chaser’s latest controversy

Crikey readers defend and lambast The Chaser for their Make a Realistic Wish skit, while one reader remembers Tank Man.

Twenty years ago today tanks drove across Tiananmen Square and crushed a student rebellion in China, Crikey resurrects the news archives.

Tiananmen Square revisited: a Crikey history wrap

Twenty years ago today tanks drove across Tiananmen Square and crushed a student rebellion in China, Crikey resurrects the news archives.

China will one day have to deal with Tiananmen, but it's impossible to say how long that might take.

China’s fight for freedom, twenty years on

China will one day have to deal with Tiananmen, but it's impossible to say how long that might take.

The truth about Tiananmen is still being supressed in China -- but it's a double-edged sword for the government, who are no longer able inspire fear in young Chinese, says <b>Gordon Chang</b>.

China’s unknown massacre

The truth about Tiananmen is still being supressed in China -- but it's a double-edged sword for the government, who are no longer able inspire fear in young Chinese, says Gordon Chang.

Banned Chinese novelist Ma Jian was at the Tiananmen protests. He returns to Beijing 20 years later to find a country desperate to erase all memories of the incident.

The Tiananmen taboo

Banned Chinese novelist Ma Jian was at the Tiananmen protests. He returns to Beijing 20 years later to find a country desperate to erase all memories of the incident.

Page 1 of 2
There are 16 articles in Tiananmen anniversary