onsdag 7. juni 2017

Interview: Deng Xiaoping's June 4, 1989 Massacre Ushered in a Corrupt China

Bao Tong, former political aide to the late ousted premier Zhao Ziyang, served a seven-year jail term in the wake of the 1989 crackdown on the Tiananmen Square student movement. Since his release, he has remained under continual surveillance and frequent house arrest at his home in Beijing. He spoke to RFA's Mandarin Service in a recent interview about the effect on China of late supreme leader Deng Xiaoping's decision to send in the troops 28 years ago, which, he says, is still being felt today. Read more