Tiananmen? What Tiananmen? Beijing keeps lid on protests

June 4, 2014 2:18 PM

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Tiananmen? What Tiananmen? Beijing keeps lid on protests

Paramilitary security force officers stand under a portrait of the late Chinese leader Mao Zedong outside the Forbidden City on June 2 at Tiananmen Square in Beijing. Twenty-five years ago on June 4, 1989, Chinese troops staged a brutal crackdown on pro-democracy protesters after the government ordered the square cleared.

Thousands of pro-democracy protesters gather around the Goddess of Democracy statue as they fill Tiananmen Square on June 2, 1989. Hundreds of demonstrators were killed when Chinese troops cleared the square on June 3-4.

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