At this point, China can neither negotiate nor repress the mass demonstrations
The city has seen plenty of demonstrations over the past half century
The rise of digital technology has changed the way we use public squares, parks and the streets
The massacre that happened in Beijing 25 years ago on Wednesday still has repercussions today
In the spring of 1989, Jeff Widener was working for the Associated Press in Beijing, where political turmoil around student protests was escalating. On June 4,...
Hong Kong is the only Chinese city or territory allowed to hold an event to remember Tiananmen
TIME looks back in history on the 25th anniversary
China's freest city marked the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen massacre with a solemn and dignified vigil that reflected the continued resonance of the student...
Twenty-five years after the massacre of student activists in Beijing, the Chinese government still refuses to acknowledge what happened
Read TIME's 1989 cover story about the Tiananmen Square massacre
Jonathan Chan, Kenneth Lam and Liane Lee were eyewitnesses to the bloody events of June 4, 1989. Now a quarter-century later, the former Hong Kong activists and...
The Chinese government, angered by Washington's charge that Beijing engages in cyberspying, is looking for some payback
The Chinese government is tightening its grip on the Internet ahead of the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre
Security has been so tight in recent days that visitors have occasionally been kept off the iconic ground
To maintain its growth miracle, the Chinese leadership can no longer separate political and economic reform
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Anonymous social-networking app may prove headache for Beijing authorities looking to keep a lid on dissent ahead of Wednesday's Tiananmen Square anniversary
Next week will be the 25th anniversary of Tiananmen Square. It was a turning point not only for China, but also for the world, in the sense that it heralded a...
If you're visiting the Chinese capital, this could be a good time to take taxis