In Pictures: June 4, 1989 – the night the tanks rolled into Beijing’s Tiananmen Square

The Tiananmen massacre unfolded on June 4, 1989 ending months of student-led demonstrations in China. It is estimated that hundreds, perhaps thousands, of people died when the People’s Liberation Army was deployed to crack down on protesters in Beijing. See our special section on the day that shook the world. See also:¬†Tiananmen book author Louisa … Continue reading In Pictures: June 4, 1989 – the night the tanks rolled into Beijing’s Tiananmen Square