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Zoom Suspends American Nonprofit After Commemorating Tiananmen Square Massacre

Video conferencing app Zoom suspended the account of a U.S.-based Chinese activist group after the group hosted a Zoom event commemorating the 31st anniversary of the Tiananmen Square Massacre, stating that it did so “to comply with local law.” Following media coverage and outrage from the public, Zoom reenabled the group’s account on the platform.

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Tiananmen Massacre Survivor: China an ‘Existential Threat’ to the World

Beijing’s decision to hide the severity of the novel coronavirus during the early stages of the outbreak, a move that allowed the disease to spill over to other countries, has rendered communist China an “existential threat” to the globe, a survivor of the 1989 Tiananmen Square Massacre proclaimed on Wednesday.

BEIJING, CHINA - MAY 02: Chinese paramilitary police wear protective masks as they guard the entrance to the Forbidden City as it re-opened to limited visitors for the May holiday, on May 2, 2020 in Beijing, China. Beijing lowered its risk level after more than three months Thursday in advance …

Media, Democrats Compare Trump Church Visit to Tiananmen Square Massacre

As the world marks the 31st anniversary of China’s massacre of thousands of students in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square, Democrats – including leadership in the House and Senate – and the left-wing media are comparing that deadly day to President Donald Trump’s visit on Monday to St. John’s Episcopal Church.

Democrats Compare Trump's Walk to Church to Tiananmen Square Massacre 1989

Pompeo Honors Tiananmen Anniversary in Meeting with Survivors

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with survivors of the 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre at the hands of Chinese communist troops on Tuesday afternoon, amid strained relations between the United States and China over the Wuhan coronavirus pandemic and Hong Kong protests.

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Taiwan Urges China to Apologize for Tiananmen Square Massacre

The Chinese Communist Party rejected Taiwan’s request on Wednesday for China to issue an apology for the deadly 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre – in which Chinese troops opened fire on unarmed students leading protests, calling it “nonsense,” Reuters reported on Wednesday.

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Hong Kong Organizer Plans Socially Distant Tiananmen Square Vigil

Lee Cheuk-yan of the Hong Kong Alliance in Support of Patriotic Democrat Movements of China, organizer of an annual June 4 vigil to remember the victims of Communist China’s murderous crackdown on Tiananmen Square in 1989, said on Wednesday that this year’s event will be held in a socially distant manner due to extended coronavirus bans on large public gatherings. Lee said the coronavirus restrictions are “disproportionate” to the state of the pandemic in Hong Kong and accused the Beijing-controlled government of using the emergency to suppress dissent.

People attend a candlelight vigil at Victoria Park in Hong Kong on June 4, 2019, to mark the 30th anniversary of the 1989 Tiananmen crackdown in Beijing. - Large crowds turned out for a mass candlelight vigil in Hong Kong on June 4 evening marking 30 years since China's bloody …

Chinese Army Prepares ‘Emergency Response Exercises’ in Hong Kong

China’s state-run Global Times newspaper reported on Tuesday that the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) conducted “emergency response exercises” last week, revealing that the military is preparing for an emergency situation near the autonomous city the morning after protesters destroyed the Beijing-controlled legislature.

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China Furious as U.S. Considers $2 Billion Arms Sale to Taiwan

The United States may be preparing an arms sale to Taiwan that will exceed $2 billion in value, including both ground and anti-aircraft weapons. China responded angrily to news of the sale, warning it could inflict “serious harm” on fragile relations between Washington and Beijing.

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen arrives at the Tsoying navy base in Kaohsiung, southern Taiwan on March 21, 2017. Taiwan formally launched an ambitious project to build its own submarines as the island faces growing military threats from China as relations deteriorate. / AFP PHOTO / SAM YEH (Photo credit should …