June 2, 2014

CHINA: Tiananmen’s Silent Ghosts. “The 25th anniversary of China’s inspirational Tiananmen Square uprising — and subsequent massacre — will pass quietly in Beijing this week. Activists are jailed or under scrutiny, news is aggressively censored, and Chinese history books and textbooks have long been scrubbed of any reference to the student-led demonstrations that riveted TV viewers in the West.”