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Tiananmen – Chinese Democracy Movement – 20 Years Ago

June 3rd, 2009 · 4 Comments · Miscellania

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The day marked both the end and beginning. On June 4, 1989, the world watched as the Chinese Student Democracy Movement was crushed by the military forces of the People’s Republic of China. This ended almost two months of protests throughout China which began on April 15th when Hu Yaobang died. That day also marked the beginning of a series of event around the world which culminated in the end of the Cold War.

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