About Richard Rigby

Professor Richard Rigby is Executive Director, ANU China Institute and a former Australian diplomat whose postings included Tokyo, Beijing and Shanghai.

China

Tiananmen, 25 years on

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Twenty-five years after the events of Tiananmen Square, the issue is still far from settled, writes RICHARD RIGBY On the night of 3–4 June 1989, units of the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) entered Beijing, killing some hundreds of ordinary Beijing citizens as they made their way to their objective, Tiananmen Square, the focal point of […]