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.
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Chinese-Australian artist Guo Jian saw his fellow students gunned down in the square. Thirty years on, he's still reckoning with the event that 'doesn't officially exist'.
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.
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?
China will one day have to deal with Tiananmen, but it's impossible to say how long that might take.