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  Koves Technologies, LLC :: Tiananmen Square protests of 1989
Unlike the Tiananmen protests of 1987, which consisted largely of students and intellectuals, the protests in 1989 commanded widespread support from the urban workers who were alarmed by growing inflation and corruption.
Generally, the demonstration at Tiananmen Square was well-ordered, with daily marches of students from various Beijing area colleges displaying their solidarity with the boycott of college classes and with the developing demands of the protest.
The Tiananmen protests were frequently invoked to argue against trade liberalization with China and by the blue team as evidence that the Chinese government was an aggressive threat to world peace and United States interests.
www.koves.com /html/about/Tiananmen_Square_protests_of_1989.shtml   (3874 words)

  
 FRONTLINE: the tank man: watch the full program online | PBS
On June 5, 1989, one day after the Chinese army's deadly crushing of the 1989 Tiananmen Square protests in Beijing, a single, unarmed young man stood his ground before a column of tanks on the Avenue of Eternal Peace.
Drawing on interviews with Chinese and Western eyewitnesses, Thomas recounts the amazing events of the spring of 1989, when a student protest that began in Tiananmen Square, the symbolic central space of the nation, spread throughout much of the rest of China.
In the face of official silence about 1989 and the Tank Man, the program concludes with Thomas' quest to find out what became of the Tank Man and who he was.
www.pbs.org /wgbh/pages/frontline/tankman/view   (741 words)

  
  World Architecture Images- Beijing- Tiananmen Square
Tiananmen Square is the large plaza near the center of Beijing, China, named after the Tiananmen (literally, Gate of Heavenly Peace) which sits to its north, separating it from the Forbidden City.
Generally, the demonstration at Tiananmen Square was well-ordered, with daily marches of students from various Beijing area colleges displaying their solidarity with the boycott of college classes and with the developing demands of the protest.
The suppression of the protest was immortalized in Western media by the famous video footage and photographs of a lone man in a white shirt standing in front of a column of tanks which were attempting to drive out of Tiananmen Square.
www.essential-architecture.com /A-ASIA-E/CHINA/PEKING/PE-006.htm   (7325 words)

  
  Tiananmen Square protests of 1989 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Unlike the Tiananmen protests of 1987, which consisted mainly of students and intellectuals, the protests in 1989 commanded widespread support from the urban workers who were alarmed by growing inflation and corruption.
The Tiananmen Square protests damaged the reputation of the PRC in the West.
The Tiananmen protests were frequently invoked to argue against trade liberalization with mainland China and by the United States' Blue Team as evidence that the PRC government was an aggressive threat to world peace and United States interests.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Tiananmen_Square_protests_of_1989   (6254 words)

  
 Encyclopedia :: encyclopedia : Tiananmen Square protests of 1989   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The 1989 Tiananmen Square Protests (Tiananmen Square Massacre or June 4th Massacre or 6/4 incident), were a series of student-led demonstrations held in Tiananmen Square in Beijing, the People's Republic of China, between April 15, 1989 and June 4, 1989.
The suppression of the protest was symbolised in Western media by the famous footage and photographs of a lone protester, taken on June 5, standing in front of a column of advancing tanks, halting their progress.
The Tiananmen protests were frequently invoked to argue against trade liberalization with mainland China and by the blue team as evidence that the PRC government was an aggressive threat to world peace and United States interests.
www.hallencyclopedia.com /Tiananmen_Square_protests_of_1989   (4468 words)

  
 Tiananmen Square protests of 1989 at opensource encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The protest started because of the death, due to illness, of the former General Secretary of the Communist Party of China, Hu Yaobang, who was ousted in February 1987 for opposing harsh punishments for those who participated in the Tiananmen protests of 1986.
Unlike the Tiananmen protests of 1987, which consisted largely of students and intellectuals, the protests in 1989 commanded widespread support from the urban workers who were alarmed by growing inflation and corruption.
The Tiananmen protests also led to an arms embargo to the Chinese government on the part of the United States and the European Union and the passage of the Chinese Student Protection Act of 1992.
www.wiki.tatet.com /Tiananmen_Square_Protests_of_1989.html   (2075 words)

  
 Articles - Tiananmen Square protests of 1989   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The Tiananmen Square Protests of 1989, also known as the Tiananmen Square Massacre, June 4th Incident, or "Political Turmoil between Spring and Summer of 1989" by the Chinese government, were a series of student-led demonstrations in the People´s Republic of China which occurred between April 15, 1989 and June 4, 1989.
The protest is named after the location of the forceful suppression of the movement in Tian´anmen Square, Beijing by the People´s Liberation Army.
The protests grew larger after news of confrontation between students and police spread; the belief by students that the Chinese media was distorting the nature of their activities also led to increased support.
www.zdiamond.net /articles/Tiananmen_Square_protests_of_1989   (5198 words)

  
 1989 protest square tiananmen - Tiananmen Square protests of 1989 - Biocrawler
The Tiananmen Square protests of 1989 came 4 months after the mom was a paramedic there on the day of the protest what her mom remembers re: the cause.
The Unknown Rebel at the Tiananmen Square protests of 1989.
Tiananmen Square synonyms Tiananmen Square Protest · Tiananmen Square protest of 1989
basenic.info /imve/1989-protest-square-tiananmen.html   (1384 words)

  
 Tiananmen Square protests of 1989 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Unlike the Tiananmen protests of 1987, which consisted mainly of students and intellectuals, the protests in 1989 commanded widespread support from the urban workers who were alarmed by growing inflation and corruption.
Images of the protests along with the collapse of Communism that was occurring at the same time in the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe would strongly shape Western views and policy toward the PRC throughout the 1990s and into the 21st century.
The Tiananmen protests were frequently invoked to argue against trade liberalization with mainland China and by the blue team as evidence that the PRC government was an aggressive threat to world peace and United States interests.
www.w3bdevil.com /ChinaIsGreat   (6070 words)

  
 Tiananmen Square Demonstrations: A Perspective
Protests in Tiananmen in the early 1900s led to the fall of the last Imperial Dynasty (Ching or Qing).
When Chicago police fought protesters at the Democratic Party national convention in 1968, crowds chanted “the whole world is watching.” The young protesters believed television would shame the authorities by broadcasting their actions.
The square itself was under extensive renovation in anticipation of the 50th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic and closed to the public.
www.sinomania.com /CHINANEWS/tiananmen.htm   (1080 words)

  
 HRIC June 4th Podcast Series
Seventeen years after the violent June 4th Tiananmen Square crackdown in 1989, the Chinese government has yet to respond to demands for a full investigation and official accountability, compensation for the victims and their families and a reassessment of the crackdown.
Spokesperson of the Tiananmen Mothers, a rights defenders group whose basic tenets of peaceful protest and demands, include an official reassessment of the incident, a process of truth and reconciliation, and lawful compensation to the victims.
A student at the Beijing Film Academy in 1989, Ma was one of the organizers of the hunger strike in Tiananmen Square.
www.hrichina.org /public/june4podcasts   (702 words)

  
 How The 1989 Tiananmen Square Protests Uncovered Ancients Texts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The 1989 Tiananmen Square protesters made history when they forced the injustices of a repressive government into the global limelight.
In a very real sense, Tiananmen Square was the electronic pen of the new Information Age and it was mightier than the repressive sword of a brutal government.
Thanks in part to the courage of the Tiananmen Square protesters, these knowledge caretakers can now share their texts more easily and safely than ever before in the history of humankind.
www.traffichelp4u.com /Article/How-The-1989-Tiananmen-Square-Protests-Uncovered-Ancients-Texts/33622   (1054 words)

  
 BBC ON THIS DAY | 4 | 1989: Massacre in Tiananmen Square
The injured were rushed to hospital on bicycle rickshaws by frantic residents shocked by the army's sudden and extreme response to the peaceful mass protest.
Demonstrators, mainly students, had occupied the square for seven weeks, refusing to move until their demands for democratic reform were met.
The demonstrations in Tiananmen Square have been described as the greatest challenge to the communist state in China since the 1949 revolution.
news.bbc.co.uk /onthisday/hi/dates/stories/june/4/newsid_2496000/2496277.stm   (508 words)

  
 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/1989
Collectively known as the Revolutions of 1989, they were the death knell for the Soviet Union and for Stalinistic Marxism-Leninism as a basis for government in most of the world, and ushered in a new era of neoliberal globalization, free trade, and United States dominance that lasts to this day.
May 30 - Tiananmen Square protests of 1989: The 10 m (33 ft) high Goddess of Democracy statue is unveiled in Tiananmen Square by student demonstrators.
June 4 - The Tiananmen Square massacre takes place in Beijing on the army's approach to the square, and the final stand-off in the square is covered live on television.
www.reference.com /browse/wiki/1989   (5333 words)

  
 frontline: the gate of heavenly peace
THE GATE OF HEAVENLY PEACE is a documentary about the protests at Tiananmen in 1989, and the resulting Beijing Massacre of June 4.
Tiananmen Square is a "theme park" of the Chinese Revolution and 20th-century Chinese history.
In the spring of 1989, students and workers occupied Beijing's Tiananmen Square and the world watched as China struggled with this wrenching upheaval in the name of democracy.
www.pbs.org /wgbh/pages/frontline/gate   (412 words)

  
 Tiananmen
The immediate fabrications of the happenings in Tiananmen Square undoubtedly proceeded from overzealous reporters who did not want to be scooped on their stories.
By intimating that a massacre occurred at Tiananmen Square, the media disguised the careless behavior of the students.
The protesters were wise not to combat the Chinese military and sacrifice themselves for their cause.
www.alternativeinsight.com /Tiananmen.html   (2429 words)

  
 Tiananmen Square protests of 1989 - Voyager, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The protest, denouncing China's economic instability and political corruption, was violently suppressed by armed soldiers ordered into Beijing by the PRC government.
Student protesters claim that over 7,000 were killed.
The suppression of the Tiananmen Square protest caused widespread condemnation by the United States and other Western Powers of the PRC government.
www.voyager.in /Tiananmen_Square_massacre   (4775 words)

  
 Tiananmen Square Protests Of 1989 - Free English Encyclopedia from Turkcebilgi   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The Tian'anmen Square Protests of 1989, also known as the Tiananmen Square Massacre, June 4th Incident, or andquot;Political Turmoil between Spring and Summer of 1989andquot; by the Chinese government, were a series of student-led [[demonstration]]s in the [[People's Republic of China]] which occurred between April 15, 1989 and June 4, 1989.
The violent suppression of the Tiananmen Square protest caused widespread international condemnation of the PRC government.andlt;!--- ref: http://www.foreignaffairs.org/20010101faessay4257-p0/andrew-j-nathan/the-tiananmen-papers.html ---andgt;
While no hunger strikers were observed to become emaciated, a Chinese urban legend persists that some protesters starved to death [http://www.pcworld.com/news/article/0,aid,116323,00.asp].
www.turkcebilgi.com /ansiklopedi/english/Tiananmen_Square_protests_of_1989   (5600 words)

  
 YouTube - 1989 Tiananmen Square Protests
I dare Natives like Aboriginese in Australia or Native around the world who lost their land and country protest and demand them whites who speak of Freedom to leace their countries I bet they will be crushed and killed.
A Chinese man stands alone to block a line of tanks heading east on Beijing's Cangan Blvd. in Tiananmen Square on June 5, 1989.
Massacre in Beijing's Tiananmen Square (CBC June 4, 1989)
www.youtube.com /watch?v=9-nXT8lSnPQ   (631 words)

  
 Tiananmen Square Protests Video Clips, Free Online Videos – Encyclomedia
1989 – 500,000 students and workers gathered to protest the hard-line policies and corrupt government practices of then Chinese ruler Deng Xiaoping.
The police were ordered to keep a low-profile, although many argue that this was due to the fact that the Chinese government at the time was entertaining Mikhail Gorbachev.
• The tail end of the protests included an iconic moment in the history of protests when one lone unnamed protestor stood alone in front of a row of on-coming army tanks.
www.encyclomedia.com /video-tiananmen_square_protests.html   (294 words)

  
 Tiananmen Square Protests of 1989 Encyclopedia Articles @ AlienArtifacts.com (Alien Artifacts)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Tiananmen Square Protests of 1989 Encyclopedia Articles @ AlienArtifacts.com (Alien Artifacts)
However, petition letters over the incident have emerged from time to time, notably from Dr. Tiananmen Square is tightly patrolled on the anniversary of June 4 to prevent any commemoration.
This has been welcomed by various Chinese activists, but was regarded by some as a measure to maintain social stability and not believed to herald a changing of the Party's official position.
www.alienartifacts.com /encyclopedia/Tiananmen_Square_protests_of_1989   (4885 words)

  
 Tiananmen-1989   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The blood shed in Tiananmen Square has come to symbolize the triumph of the spirit over brute force.
Deng Xiaoping, Li Peng and the other butchers of Tiananmen failed to realize that the main casualty of the massacre has been the communist system, which was forever rejected by humankind everywhere...
The Tiananmen HTML documents, the JPEG images and the main page text have been developed by Christus Rex et Redemptor Mundi.
www.christusrex.org /www1/sdc/tiananmen.html   (271 words)

  
 CNN In-Depth Specials - Tiananmen revisited
The recent publishing of the Tiananmen Papers has reminded the world of the tragic events of June 1989, when students challenged the legitimacy of the Chinese Government.
The issues which fueled the protest are still present in China today; lack of political freedom, corruption and unemployment.
But public displays of dissent are rare and Tiananmen square remains under constant surveillance.
edition.cnn.com /SPECIALS/2001/tiananmen   (140 words)

  
 Support the Tiananmen Mothers
The bereaved are not even allowed the dignity of public mourning, and may not lay a bouquet in their memory in Tiananmen Square.
I support the reasonable demands of the Tiananmen Mothers and their efforts to end impunity for human rights abuses in China.
The release of all people still suffering in prison for their role in the 1989 protests; and
www.fillthesquare.org   (207 words)

  
 1989 Tiananmen Square Protests - Shwing, People for Change - Global Progressive Community
Society and Activism Discuss 1989 Tiananmen Square Protests in the PEOPLE FOR CHANGE forums; What ever became of this brave man? This is the first time I've seen the video since it was...
What ever became of this brave man? This is the first time I've seen the video since it was first televised in 1989.
What difference does it make to the dead, the orphans and the homeless, whether the mad destruction is wrought under the name of totalitarianism or the holy name of liberty or democracy?
messages.shwing.com /f30/1989-tiananmen-square-protests-2563.html   (173 words)

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