U.S. Embassy in Beijing Chargé d’Affaires Statement to Honor the Victims of the Tiananmen Square Massacre

Today, we held a candlelight vigil at the U.S. embassy to remember the victims of the massacre in Tiananmen Square 32 years ago on June 4, 1989.  Those killed were only trying to find new ways to strengthen the country they loved.  They were patriots whom we remember, and their courage continues to inspire us. ...
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On the 30th Anniversary of Tiananmen Square

PRESS STATEMENT MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE JUNE 3, 2019 WASHINGTON, DC On June 4, we honor the heroic protest movement of the Chinese people that ended on June 4, 1989, when the Chinese Communist Party leadership sent tanks into Tiananmen Square to violently repress peaceful demonstrations calling for democracy, human rights, and an end to rampant corruption. The hundreds ...
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Secretary’s Remarks: 29th Anniversary of Tiananmen Square

Press Statement Mike Pompeo Secretary of State Washington, DC June 3, 2018 On the 29th anniversary of the violent suppression of peaceful demonstrations in and around Tiananmen Square on June 4, 1989, we remember the tragic loss of innocent lives. As Liu Xiaobo wrote in his 2010 Nobel Peace Prize speech, delivered in absentia, “the ...
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