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Rowena Xiaoqing He and the Tiananmen Massacre

In the spring of 1989, millions of citizens across China took to the streets in a nationwide uprising against government corruption and authoritarian rule. ¬†What began with widespread hope for political reform ended with the People’s Liberation Army firing on unarmed citizens in the capital city of Beijing. Thousands of people were killed or arrested. […]