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Opinion | China tried to erase the memory of the Tiananmen massacre. These people won't forget.

Published on 01 Jun 2019 / In News & Politics

Hundreds, if not thousands, of people were killed in June 1989, when Chinese soldiers open fired on unarmed civilians in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square. For 30 years, China tried to repress the memory of the brutality. Former Tiananmen student leader Wu’er Kaixi, photographer Jeff Widener of “Tank Man” fame, author Louisa Lim and Human Rights Watch researcher Yaqiu Wang, who was a baby when the crackdown happened and only learned about it by chance, share their stories. Read more: https://wapo.st/tiananmen30

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