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The Crackdown in Tiananmen Square

It has been 25 years since massive protests in Beijing and other Chinese cities, and China's crackdown on the pro-democracy demonstrations in Tiananmen Square.
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A man stands alone to block a line of tanks heading east on Beijing's Cangan Blvd. in Tiananmen Square, June 5, 1989.
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A man stands alone to block a line of tanks heading east on Beijing's Cangan Blvd. in Tiananmen Square, June 5, 1989.

The bodies of dead civilians lie among mangled bicycles near Beijing's Tiananmen Square, June 4, 1989.
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The bodies of dead civilians lie among mangled bicycles near Beijing's Tiananmen Square, June 4, 1989.

A blood-covered protester holds a Chinese soldier's helmet following violent clashes with military forces during pro-democracy demonstrations in Beijing's Tiananmen Square, June 4, 1989.
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A blood-covered protester holds a Chinese soldier's helmet following violent clashes with military forces during pro-democracy demonstrations in Beijing's Tiananmen Square, June 4, 1989.

Pro-democracy demonstrators pitch tents in Beijing's Tiananmen Square before their protests were crushed by the People's Liberation Army on June 3, 1989.
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Pro-democracy demonstrators pitch tents in Beijing's Tiananmen Square before their protests were crushed by the People's Liberation Army on June 3, 1989.

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