Tiananmen 30 years on: Why another pro-democracy uprising would be ‘impossible’ in China

by Poornima Weerasekara Thirty years after the crackdown on Tiananmen protesters, the tanks that lined Beijing’s central avenue have been replaced by countless surveillance cameras perched like hawks on lampposts to keep the population in check. The Chinese Communist Party has gone to great lengths to prevent another pro-democracy movement, clamping down on student activists, […]