The Chinese government sought to suppress all images of the June, 1989 events at Tiananmen Square, yet foreigners in Beijing at the time managed to secure both photographs and video clips of the incident.
Some, like Associated Press photographer Jeff Widener, were in Beijing on assignment. Others just happened to be traveling in the area at the time.
Here are a few of the surviving photos of the Tiananmen Square Protests, and the Tiananmen Square Massacre of 1989.
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