30 years after Tiananmen – Is China’s pro-democracy movement losing steam?
05 June 2019 | 2:33 pm
Many pro-democracy activists fled China after the Tiananmen massacre, but they continue to support dissidents from abroad. With Beijing intensifying its crackdown on civil society, the movement faces new challenges.
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