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Liu Xiaobo addresses the crowd at Tiananmen Square in Beijing, May 1, 1989.

China: Acknowledge Tiananmen Massacre

Chinese authorities are increasing efforts to erase memories of the June 4, 1989 Tiananmen Square Massacre in Beijing while people across the globe commemorate the event. The Chinese government should acknowledge responsibility for the mass killing of pro-democracy demonstrators and provide redress for victims and family members.