People's Liberation Army Violently End Beijing's Tiananmen Square Protests

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  1. Christian

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    On this day in history, June 4, 1989...

    Seven weeks of peaceful protests in Beijing's Tiananmen Square were violently ended the People's Liberation Army, which murdered hundreds of people following a declaration of martial law. The protests were in response to rapid economic development and social changes in post-Mao China. The protests reflected anxieties about the country's future in the popular consciousness and among the political elite.

     

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