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  • Beijing, China
    Thursday Jun 1, 1989

    1989 Tiananmen Square protests

    Li Peng Issued a Report Titled "On the True Nature of The Turmoil"

    Beijing, China
    Thursday Jun 1, 1989

    On 1 June, Li Peng issued a report titled "On the True Nature of the Turmoil", which was circulated to every member of the Politburo. The report aimed to persuade the Politburo of the necessity and legality of clearing Tiananmen Square by referring to the protestors as terrorists and counterrevolutionaries. The report stated that turmoil was continuing to grow, the students had no plans to leave, and they were gaining popular support.




  • China
    Sunday Jun 1, 2008

    2008 Sichuan earthquake

    Sad Children's Day

    China
    Sunday Jun 1, 2008

    On Children's Day, June 1, 2008, many parents went to the rubble of schools to mourn for their children. The surviving children, who were mostly living in relief centers, performed ceremonies marking the special day, but also acknowledging the earthquake.




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