Tiananmen Square: a night of despair


On the 20th anniversary of the tragic events at Tiananmen Square, The Guardian’s Dan Chung has put together some spectacular films using footage from 1989 married to recent interviews and footage of the square yesterday. These are well worth a watch:





The New York Times has a couple of very interesting posts and images of the iconic and brave moment when a man blocked the tanks.

Behind The Scenes: A New Angle On History a fifth image of the “Tank Man” emerges.

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