Tiananmen Square

China Furious as U.S. Considers $2 Billion Arms Sale to Taiwan

The United States may be preparing an arms sale to Taiwan that will exceed $2 billion in value, including both ground and anti-aircraft weapons. China responded angrily to news of the sale, warning it could inflict “serious harm” on fragile relations between Washington and Beijing.

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen arrives at the Tsoying navy base in Kaohsiung, southern Taiwan on March 21, 2017. Taiwan formally launched an ambitious project to build its own submarines as the island faces growing military threats from China as relations deteriorate. / AFP PHOTO / SAM YEH (Photo credit should …

Taiwan Urges China to ‘Sincerely Repent’ for Tiananmen Massacre on 30th Anniversary

The Taiwanese government urged Communist China to “sincerely repent” for the Tiananmen Square massacre on its 30th anniversary. Beijing has no intention of apologizing for the brutality or even acknowledging its full measure, but others around the world took steps to observe the anniversary and honor the courage of the pro-democracy demonstrators who were slaughtered in 1989.

FILE - In this June 4, 1989 file photo, a rickshaw driver peddles wounded people, with the help of bystanders, to a nearby hospital in Beijing after they were injured during clashes with Chinese soldiers in Tiananmen Square. The crackdown ended a period of relative political openness, led to the …

China Makes Dissidents Disappear Ahead of Tiananmen Anniversary

The Chinese Communist Party has been preparing for the 30th anniversary of Tiananmen Square throughout 2019. It has scrubbed mentions of the massacre from social media and launched a campaign of silence that has evidently enlisted Western social media companies.

Police officers (L and front) secure Tiananmen Square in Beijing on June 3, 2019. - China will mark 30 years since the Tiananmen crackdown on June 4, 1989. (Photo by Nicolas ASFOURI / AFP) (Photo credit should read NICOLAS ASFOURI/AFP/Getty Images)

Chinese Defense Minister: Tiananmen Square Massacre Was ‘Correct Policy’

China’s defense minister, General Wei Fenghe, told an audience in Singapore Sunday that the Tiananmen Square massacre – the brutal crackdown of anti-communist protests in Beijing in 1989 – was a “correct policy” and credited the mass murder with bringing “stability and development” to the country.

BEIJING, CHINA - JUNE 3: A People's Liberation Army(PLA) soldier stands guard under an umbrella at Tiananmen Square 03 June. In addition to uniformed troops, plainclothed police reinforce security one day prior to the fourth anniversary of the Jun 1989 massacre of pro-democracy activists here. AFP PHOTO (Photo credit should …

Gedrich: Tiananmen Square 30 Years Later – What I Saw, and What Happened Afterwards

June 3 and 4, 2019, marks the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square Massacre. The following is what I observed during those fateful and sad days in Beijing – when Chinese Communist People’s Liberation Army (PLA) troops killed, maimed, or incarcerated several thousand of their own unarmed countrymen and women.

Courtesy Fred Gedrich

U.S. State Department Calls Tiananmen Square ‘a Full-On Massacre’

U.S. State Department spokeswoman Morgan Ortagus on Thursday refuted propaganda from the Chinese Communist government and described the crushing of democracy protests in Tiananmen Square 30 years ago as a “full-on massacre” that the free world will neither forgive or forget.

Tiananmen Square (AP Photo / Jeff Widener)

Six More Marxist Students Disappear in China on May Day

A Chinese student activist group dedicated to Marxism announced on Tuesday that six of its members vanished, presumably into the clutches of the Chinese security apparatus, after they declared their intention to work alongside laborers on International Labor Day, better known as May Day.

Top Chinese university warns students to avoid activism

World View: China Displays Belligerence, Militarism in WWII Victory Parade

Contents: China displays belligerence, militarism in WW II victory parade; China’s weaponry highlighted by the anti-American ‘carrier killer’; Many world leaders snub China’s WW II victory parade; China sends warships to Bering Sea off the coast of Alaska; China rewrites history of WW II by giving credit to Mao instead of Chiang

China Holds Military Parade To Commemorate End Of World War II In Asia