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Day: June 2, 2019

A look at key events in the 1989 Tiananmen Square protests

BEIJING — Over seven weeks in 1989, student-led pro-democracy protests centered on Beijing’s Tiananmen Square became China’s greatest political upheaval since the end of the Cultural Revolution more than a decade earlier. Corruption among the elite was a key complaint, but the protesters were also calling for a […]

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