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China: Secret Tiananmen Square memoirs of Chinese party leader to be published

15.05.2009

Former Communist chief denounces 1989 massacre

Zhao Ziyang

The secretly recorded memoirs of the Chinese Communist party leader who was ousted for sympathising with the students during the 1989 pro-democracy demonstrations in Tiananmen Square have been released four years after his death. In tapes secretly recorded during his 16 years under house arrest, Zhao Ziyang, the former head of the Communist party, denounced the killing of protesters as a "tragedy", and challenged the party's subsequent rejection of democratic reforms. The tapes were smuggled...

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China: Tibet

07.05.2009

Tibet is located at the centre of Asia and is known for housing the world’s highest mountains.

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Dalaï Lama

'A Hell on Earth'

27.03.2009

A look on the Tibetan situation by Pico Iyer in The New Yorker

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China: Cultural Revolution

09.03.2009

It was around this time that the first group of Red Guards was formed.

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China: Tiananmen Square

09.03.2009

It is May 4th, 1989

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Liu Xiaobo

China: Charter 08

14.12.2008

The signers intend “Charter 08” to serve as a blueprint for fundamental political change in China

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