Tiananmen Square

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Tian·an·men Square

An extensive open area in central Beijing, China, the world's largest public square. Adjacent to the Forbidden City, it has long been the site of festivals, rallies, and demonstrations. In 1989 Chinese troops fired on student demonstrators, killing an estimated 2,000 or more.

Tian′an•men Square′

(ˈtyɑn ɑnˌmɛn)

also Tienanmen Square

a large plaza in Beijing, China.
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1989: Tiananmen Square Protests: Around 100,000 students gathered in Tiananmen Square, Beijing to commemorate Chinese reform leader Hu Yaobang.
The symbols of peace were released at sunrise in Beijing's symbolic heart of Tiananmen Square in a ceremony for the Oct.
Beijing: China has executed eight people for "terrorist attacks," including three it described as "masterminding" a suicide car crash in Tiananmen Square in 2013, state media announced.
In 1989, he had performed to the song for protesting students in Tiananmen Square, who took it as an unofficial anthem of the 1989 pro-democracy protests, but China's Communist party soon ordered the military to end the demonstrations which led to the death of many.
In mid-May, they began peacefully protesting in Tiananmen Square in China's capital of Beijing.
TOKYO, Dec 16 (KUNA) -- Sixteen people, including two police officers, were killed in a violent clash in northwest China's Muslim-majority Xinjiang region less than two months after an attack in Beijing's Tiananmen Square, state media reported Monday.
htm) died in a suspected suicide attack last month when a car ploughed into a crowd in Beijing's Tiananmen Square.
A Filipino doctor called on the government to facilitate the return to the Philippines the body of a Filipina doctor who died during an apparent terror attack at Tiananmen Square on Monday.
BEIJING (TAP) - Three people were killed and many injured on Monday, police said, when a car ploughed into pedestrians and caught fire in Beijing's Tiananmen Square.
NNA - Chinese state media say three people have died after a vehicle crashed in Tiananmen Square in the capital, Beijing.
The Legacy of Tiananmen Square comes from a veteran journalist who covers the history of struggles to bring civil rights to China, and is a 'must' for any collection strong in Chinese history and social order.
Former Beijing Mayor Chen Xitong, one of the main figures blamed for the bloody crackdown on the 1989 pro-democracy movement in Tiananmen Square, died Sunday at the age of 84, according to Chinese news reports.