Tiananmen Anniversaries

IranWire: 31 Years After Tiananmen, China’s Recklessness Harms Global Citizens Too

By: Dr. Yang Jianli In a weekly series for IranWire, Jianli Yang analyses Chinese disinformation around the origin of coronavirus and its handling to date. As the worst pandemic in modern history continues to ravage the world, we once again observe the anniversary of...

National Review: Hong Kong Is Not Dead

By: Yang Jianli & Aaron Rhodes The 'Tank Men' of Hong Kong can defy Beijing's 'Rolling Tanks.' Thirty-one years ago, thousands of innocent lives were lost when the Chinese government violently attacked unarmed students and other citizens demonstrating for...

American Interest: Surviving Prison in China with Poetry

By: JIANLI YANG A Tiananmen Massacre survivor and former political prisoner in China reflects on how poetry helped him endure captivity, and how art can sustain us amidst social distancing. I If I'm the wolf and you're the moonI'd tilt my head and sing to youIf I'm...

Message from Wang Bingzhang’s sister on the 30th Anniversary of Tiananmen

Message from Wang Bingzhang's sister on the 30th Anniversary of TiananmenToday is the 30th anniversary of the June 4th massacre. My heart is very heavy.Thirty years ago, a large number of China's outstanding young students lost their precious lives for Chinese...