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Rare footage shows three attackers in an SUV killed pedestrians in Beijing's iconic Tian'anmen Square back in 2013. #XinJiang  #Antiterrorism 

Exclusive: Never-before-seen footage available to CGTN reveals more details about the vehicle-ramming attack at Tiananmen Square in 2013 that left two dead and over 40 injured #Antiterrorism  #Xinjiang  ⚠️The video contains footage some viewers may find disturbing.

30 years after the brutal crackdown on those aspiring for basic democratic freedoms in Tiananmen Square, China continues to jail and harass its own people for peaceful expressions of speech and thought, and its Uyghur population is facing abhorrent arbitrary mass detention.

Three attackers in an SUV killed pedestrians in Beijing's iconic Tian'anmen Square back in 2013. #Xinjiang  #Antiterrorism 

"What scared the government most in 1989 was not students gathering in Tiananmen Square," writes @UCIrvine  history professor @jwassers . "It was members of many social groups turning out to support those youths."

Opinion: Why China won't let Hong Kong become another Tiananmen (via @latimesopinion )

China, viewing its "patriotic education" after Tiananmen as successful, plans to beef up its ideological lessons in Hong Kong. But as one analyst told me: "If we can’t even change their [Cantonese] language, how will we change their mind-set?”

In 1994, just two years after McDonald's had opened the doors of its high-profile restaurant near Beijing's Tiananmen Square, it was told it had to relocate its operations.

Does anyone know exactly what the Tiananmen Square demonstrations on this date #100yearsago  were about? I suspect they were part of the continuing protests against the Treaty of Versailles conditions, which began on May 4, 1919.

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28 years ago, we traveled to Tiananmen Square to honor the courage & sacrifice of the students, workers & ordinary citizens who stood for the dignity & human rights that all people deserve. To this day, we remain committed to sharing their story with the world. #Tiananmen30 

A 12th grader was shot in the chest at point-blank range today in Hong Kong while Xi Jinping paraded weapons through Tiananmen Square (30 years after massacre). Both are grave reminders how far the Chinese Communist Party will go to achieve total control.

I haven't heard an administration denounce reporters so harshly since China castigated us for covering its Tiananmen massacre. #TruthMatters 

An unidentified democracy activist known as "Tank Man" is remembered for staring down Chinese military tanks in protest the day after the Tiananmen Square massacre on June 4, 1989 30 years later, the government continues to censor any mention of the event

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There are 7.7 billion people on this planet and ~1 billion of them in China do not know the facts about Tiananmen and do not recognize this photo, which the rest of the world does. As we commemorate 30 years since the Tiananmen killings, ponder the power of propaganda.

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An unidentified democracy activist known as "Tank Man" is remembered for staring down Chinese military tanks in protest the day after the Tiananmen Square massacre on June 4, 1989 30 years later, the government continues to censor any mention of the event

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Now is a good time to remind everyone that the documentary "The Gate of Heavenly Peace," far the best history of the 1989 Tiananmen protests and mass carnage, is available in two parts on YouTube.

30 years ago, Chinese troops opened fire on protesters in Tiananmen Square, Beijing, killing hundreds if not thousands of people in a massacre that crushed a student-led movement for democracy. Our coverage examines how it has divided the Chinese people.

Reminder: this is what Trump said in a 1990 Playboy interview: "When the students poured into Tiananmen Square, the Chinese government almost blew it. Then they were vicious, they were horrible, but they put it down with strength. That shows you the power of strength."

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