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June Fourth 30th Anniversary (“六四”三十周年)

On This Day — June 9, 1989: In a speech, Deng Xiaoping states that the government has suppressed a “counterrevolutionary rebellion . . . determined by the international and domestic climate” where the “dregs of society” had sought to “establish a bourgeois republic entirely dependent on the West.”

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30 years ago: Legions of soldiers encircling Beijing
China Digital Times, June 7, 2019

30 years ago: Beijing chiefs face opposition
China Digital Times, June 6, 2019

Video: “Not double standards” – UN chief spokesperson refuses to condemn 1989 Tiananmen Massacre
Hong Kong Free Press, June 6, 2019

In the Mojave Desert, Crazy Horse keeps company with Tiananmen’s Tank Man
Radio Free Asia, June 5, 2019

As world remembers Tiananmen deaths, China says it's the victim
Bloomberg, June 4, 2019