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By Mark Davis
The nation founders, the Lone Star State thrives
Topic - Tiananmen Square
) is a large city square in the centre of Beijing, China, named after the Tiananmen Gate (literally, Gate of Heaven's Pacification) located to its north, separating it from the Forbidden City. Tiananmen Square is the largest city square in the world (440,000 m² - 880m by 500m). It has great cultural significance as it was the site of several important events in Chinese history. The square was the center of the 4 June 1989 protests, where soldiers opened fire on protesters, killing 400–800, and perhaps many more. - Source: Wikipedia
June 4 marks the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square protests in China. The Chinese government is blocking Google to prevent any online conversation about what happened that day.
The yearning for liberty is universal but, alas, so is the desire of the ruling classes to squelch it.
Twenty four years after the Chinese government's bloody crackdown on activists in Tiananmen Square, the word "today" is now part of a long list of search terms that have been banned on Sina Weibo, the country's most popular social media site, The Guardian reports.