The Tienanmen Square Protest of June 1989

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Documents Reveal Top Chinese Split Before Crackdown
By Steven Mufson, Washington Post, 6 January 2001. A trove of newly released documents reveals the secret conversations of top Chinese leaders as they battled one another over the decision to crush the massive student-led protests in Tiananmen Square that rocked the country during the spring of 1989.
Tiananmen Papers Taken Seriously: Editor
China News Digest, 22 March 2001. Perry Link, the co-editor of the Tiananmen Papers, said in Hong Kong that the release of the documents has been taken seriously by top leaders in China. Top leaders have asked Poliburo members to demonstrate their political correctness.
Jiang Zemin Reportedly Had a Role in June 4th Massacre
China News Digest, 25 June 2001. Chinese President JIANG Zemin was a key figure among the leaders who decided to use military forces to crack down on the student movement in June 1989. XU Jiatun, Former director of Xinhua News Agency's Hong Kong branch, said the book the Tiananmen Papers, published earlier this year, was about 70 to 80 percent accurate, while the Chinese government called the book sheer fabrication.
The Tiananmen Square Confrontation: Rewriting History for a new Generation
Alternative Insight, 16 January 2002. Final examination of eye witness and video reports prove that no students were actually killed in Tiananmen Square. Despite this knowledge, media have once again started to impart conspiracy and horror to the PLA entry into Tiananmen Square and characterize it as a massacre of students. This falsification of history, which appears deliberate since the facts have become well known, deludes a new generation and prejudices it against China.
Tiananmen Square Uprising: A Perspective
SinoMania, n.d. [2002]. Who were the protestors and how many were there? Was there a massacre in Tiananmen Square? Why has Taiwan been silent?.
Remember Tiananmen '89 and '76
From Rolf Martens, 4 June 2002. The peoples of the world should remember the events at Tiananmen Square, Beijing, China, on 4 June 1989 and also those on 5 April 1976. Both those days are symbols of the resistance of the Chinese people against revisionist, phoney-Marxist and in reality fascist forces and arch enemies of socialism.
15th Anniversary of Tiananmen Square Massacre
By Rob Lyon, In Defense of Marxism, 4 June 2004. The Tiananmen Square demonstrations began in April 1989 in support of former Communist Party General Secretary Hu Yoabang, who had been ousted from power in 1987 for opposing the harsh punishment of participants in demonstrations at Tiananmen Square in 1986. This was simply the spark that lit the powder keg of discontent.