Tank Man: The amazing story behind the iconic picture of the 20th century
Twenty-five years on, one image of the Tiananmen Square protests sustains. The iconic photograph 'Tank Man' was taken by Jeff Widener and this is his story. ...
This 1989 speech is one of the most important in China's history — and only eight people have heard it
Two days before the Tiananmen crackdown, Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping made a then-unpopular case for linking economic reform with tight-fisted politics.
Standard Gravure shooting
The Standard Gravure shooting occurred on September 14, 1989 in Louisville, Kentucky, when 47-year-old Joseph T. Wesbecker, a pressman on disability for mental illness, entered Standard Gravure, his f...
Standard Gravure shooting - Wikipedia
Executive Order 12711
The Executive Order 12711 was issued by American president George H. W. Bush on 11 April 1990. It deferred deportation of Chinese nationals and their direct dependents who were in the US between 5 Jun...
Deal barracks bombing
The Deal barracks bombing was an attack by the Provisional Irish Republican Army (PIRA) on a Royal Marines barracks in Deal, England. It took place at 8:22 am on 22 September 1989, when the IRA explod...
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Massacre of Trujillo
The Massacre of Trujillo (Spanish: Masacre de Trujillo) was a series of murders perpetrated between 1988 and 1994 in the town of Trujillo, Valle del Cauca Department in southwestern Colombia by pa...
UTA Flight 772
UTA Flight 772 of the French airline Union de Transports Aériens was a scheduled international passenger flight operating from Brazzaville in the People's Republic of the Congo, via N'Djamena in Chad,...
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Execution (painting)
Execution is a Chinese art painting by Beijing artist Yue Minjun. The piece was inspired by the Tiananmen Square protests of 1989, although the artist stated through translation that the art should n...
Execution (painting) - Wikipedia
21st anniversary of Tiananmen Square protests of 1989
The 21st anniversary Tiananmen square incident march began as a small march to commemorate the 4 June Tiananmen Square protests of 1989 in Hong Kong. Hong Kong and Macau are the only places on Chinese...
21st anniversary of Tiananmen Square protests of 1989 - Wikipedia
Avianca Flight 203
Avianca Airlines Flight 203 was a Colombian domestic passenger flight from El Dorado International Airport in Bogotá to Alfonso Bonilla Aragón International Airport in Cali. It was destroyed by a bomb...
École Polytechnique massacre
The École Polytechnique Massacre, also known as the Montreal Massacre, occurred on December 6, 1989, at the École Polytechnique in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.Twenty five-year-old Marc Lépine, armed wit...
École Polytechnique massacre - Wikipedia
Collection of June Fourth Poems
Collection of June Fourth Poems: Commemorating the Tiananmen Square Protest is an anthology of poems commemorating the June Fourth protests in China (Tiananmen Square protests of 1989). The poems were...
20th anniversary of Tiananmen Square protests of 1989
The 20th anniversary of Tiananmen Square protests of 1989 (20周年六四遊行) was a series of rallies that took place in late May to early June 2009 to commemorate the 20th anniversary of 4 June Tiananmen Squa...
20th anniversary of Tiananmen Square protests of 1989 - Wikipedia
Almost a Revolution
Almost a Revolution is an autobiography by the Chinese democracy movement leader Shen Tong, written with former Washington Post writer Marianne Yen.Tong rose to international fame during the Tiananmen...
Almost a Revolution - Wikipedia
1989 Santa Elmira massacre
The Santa Elmira massacre was a massacre on activists of the Brazilean Landless Workers' Movement (MST) in Rio Grande do Sul in 1989. In early 1989 a group of the MST, that had been resettled in Salto...
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Chinese Student Protection Act of 1992
Prior to the Chinese Student Protection Act of 1992 (CSPA), President George H.W Bush issued Executive Order 12711 in 1990. This policy implementation was solidified by the actual Act in 1992. The A...
Goddess of Democracy
The Goddess of Democracy, also known as the Goddess of Democracy and Freedom, the Spirit of Democracy, and the Goddess of Liberty (自由女神; zìyóu nǚshén), was a 10-meter-tall (33 ft) statue created ...
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DAS Building bombing
The DAS Building bombing was a truck bomb attack in Bogotá, Colombia, at 7:30 am on December 6, 1989. The bomb targeted the Administrative Department of Security (DAS) headquarters.A truck parked near...
1989 Valvettiturai massacre
The 1989 Valvettiturai massacre occurred on August 2 and 3, 1989 in the small coastal town of Valvettiturai, on the Jaffna Peninsula in Sri Lanka. Approximately 64 minority Sri Lankan Tamil civilians...
Gun politics in Canada
Gun politics in Canada is largely about registration. Handgun registration became law in 1934, and automatic firearms were added in 1951. In 1969, laws classified firearms as "non-restricted", "restri...
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Marc Lépine
Marc Lépine (October 26, 1964 – December 6, 1989) was a 25-year-old from Montreal, Quebec, Canada who murdered fourteen women and wounded ten women and four men at the École Polytechnique, an en...
Marc Lépine - Wikipedia
Origins of the Sri Lankan Civil War
The origins of the Sri Lankan Civil War lie in the continuous political rancor between the majority Sinhalese and the minority Tamils. Before and during early part of the colonial rule by Europeans, S...
Origins of the Sri Lankan Civil War - Wikipedia
Beijing Workers' Autonomous Federation
The Beijing Workers' Autonomous Federation (BWAF), or Beijing Workers’ Autonomous Union (simplified Chinese: 北京工人自治联合会; pinyin: Běijīng gōngrén zìzhì liánhéhuì; popularly referred to in Chinese as gōn...
China Support Network
The China Support Network (CSN) is a U.S.-based organization promoting democracy for mainland China. CSN provides news, commentary, information and analysis on events, issues, demonstrations and gover...