Tiananmen Square


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Tian·an·men Square

 (tyän′än′mĕn′)
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


n.
a large plaza in Beijing, China.
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Summary: Beijing [China], Sept 3 (ANI): The Tiananmen Square, located in the centre of the Chinese capital, will remain temporarily closed from coming Saturday evening to Sunday morning to facilitate preparations for the celebration of the 70th founding anniversary of the People's Republic of China, authorities said on Tuesday.
The broadcast of Taiwan's Golden Melody Awards, which took place in Taipei on June 29, was reportedly cut by Chinese streaming sites when the ceremony's presenter Jen Chiang-da mentioned Hong Kong and Tiananmen Square, both taboo topics in Chinese media.
On June 3 and 4, 1989, the People's Liberation Army (PLA) mowed down thousands of young protesters in Tiananmen Square. Tank Man came too late to halt the carnage, but he nonetheless stands out as a symbol of the resistance to the authoritarian brutality that manifested itself a couple of months after students, initially many of them from the elite Peking University, had begun voicing their dissent.
CHINA imposed an information blackout on the 30th anniversary of its bloody crackdown on prodemocracy protesters at Tiananmen Square.
China defense minister on Sunday defended the Chinese government's role in cracking down on protesters in Beijing's Tiananmen Square 30 years ago, and called the protests political "turbulence," according to (https://www.reuters.com/article/us-asia-security-tiananmen/chinese-defense-minister-says-tiananmen-crackdown-was-justified-idUSKCN1T3034) reports. 
War correspondent Kate Adie looks back at the Tiananmen Square massacre in June 1989 and recalls how she avoided death alongside her cameraman as they were under fire.
1989: Tiananmen Square Protests: Around 100,000 students gathered in Tiananmen Square, Beijing to commemorate Chinese reform leader Hu Yaobang.
| 1989: Tiananmen Square protests: Around 100,000 students gathered in Tiananmen Square, Beijing, to commemorate Chinese reform leader Hu Yaobang.
by Agence France-PresseA Beijing citizen stands in front of tanks on the Avenue of Eternal Peace in this June 5, 1989 file photo during the crushing of the Tiananmen Square uprising.
With the Tiananmen Square protests, China missed the chance to bring about political reforms.