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One of the photographers behind the iconic Tiananmen Square image has died. He once said he wrapped the film up and stashed it in the toilet to hide i...

Cole was one of four photographers who captured the iconic 1989 standoff which became a defining image of the bloody Tiananmen Square massacre.
Chinese soldiers jump through fire rings during the People's Liberation Army (PLA) Hong Kong Garrison Opening Day, in Hong Kong, June 29, 2019.

Hong Kong will become another Tiananmen Square if China’s army comes, a protest leader warns

After 10 weeks of protest in Hong Kong, activists show no signs of slowing, even in the face of China's threats to marshal troops on the island.
President Donald Trump talks to reporters as he boards Air Force One for travel to Pennsylvania from Morristown Municipal Airport in Morristown, New Jersey, on August 13, 2019.

Trump said US intelligence shows Chinese troops moving to border with Hong Kong and says he’s being blamed for ‘problems’ there

Trump faces increasing pressure to offer a more forceful defense of the pro-democracy demonstrators in Hong Kong.
Video showing the People's Liberation Army Hong Kong Garrison practicing riot drills (left) and Chinese tanks used during the Tiananmen Square protests (right).

Video of China’s military practicing riot drills with tanks in Hong Kong bears similarities to army response to the infamous Tiananmen Square pr...

China's military arm in Hong Kong on Wednesday released a video on its official Weibo social media account, showing its soldiers in riot gear.
A young Chinese man holds up a sign that says "We no longer trust dirty public servants. We trust Mr. Democracy" during an occupation of Tiananmen Square in Beijing in 1989. The exact date on which this was taken is not known.

30 years after Tiananmen Square massacre, China is more authoritarian than ever but also more capitalist

The Tiananmen square massacre on June 4, 1989, shaped China as we know it today. In the three decades since, China traded freedom for economic growth.

Trump said China showed ‘the power of strength’ when talking about the Tiananmen Square massacre in a 1990 Playboy interview

Pro-democracy student demonstrators were massacred 30 years ago today. The exact number of victims is unknown, but it could be in the thousands.
A young Chinese man holds up a sign that says "We no longer trust dirty public servants. We trust Mr. Democracy" during an occupation of Tiananmen Square in Beijing in 1989. The exact date on which this was taken is not known.

China says Mike Pompeo will end up on ‘the ash heap of history’ for marking the 30th anniversary of Tiananmen Square, which Beijing is des...

Chinese troops cleared a pro-democracy protest in Beijing with brutal violence on June 4, 1989. China is trying to erase that memory from history.

30 photos from the Tiananmen Square protests that China has tried to erase from history

June 4, 2019 marks the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square protests, a pro-democracy occupation that ended in bloodshed.
The Twitter logo is displayed on a screen on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, U.S., September 28, 2016.

Twitter apologized for suspending accounts of Chinese government critics ahead of Tiananmen Square anniversary

Twitter came under fire after accounts of critics of the Chinese government were shut down ahead of anniversary protests at Tiananmen Square.
The figure in this image, known only as "tank man," became a symbol of resistance. China still tries to stop its citizens seeing this photo.

China still gets annoyed with images showing the famous Tiananmen Square ‘Tank Man,’ 30 years after he became a symbol of the government&#...

Chinese troops killed hundreds of protesters in Beijing's Tiananmen Square on June 4, 1989. Today, it still tries to erase those memories.