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Chinese spying on dissidents in Australia reaches new levels

Chinese spying on dissidents in Australia reaches new levels

The Chinese government is not only spying on Chinese nationals in Australia, but on Australians themselves. Inq hears first-hand from those who believe they are being watched.

Game Uber, man!

Game Uber, man!

This week: East German Vogue, the rise and rise of weirdness, the farce of Uber, and the lies Beijing told itself in 1989.

The massacre that can’t be erased from memory

The massacre that can’t be erased from memory

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'.

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

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.

Letter from: Beijing … reading China like reading tea leaves

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.

Breaking the Tiananmen taboo

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?

China’s fight for freedom, twenty years on

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 Tiananmen taboo

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.

20 years on, life after Tiananmen

20 years on, life after Tiananmen

NPR speak to three student leaders involved in the Tiananmen protests. Twenty years on, their lives have followed three very different paths.

The wound that hasn’t healed

The wound that hasn’t healed

Tiananmen survivors look back on the day China's heart froze.