Twenty five years on and the protests in China continue but the emphasis is a little different to that which brought the students to Tiananmen Square in 1989.
On that definitive June morning, China’s army marched into a peaceful pro-democracy protest and opened fire, killing hundreds or, by some estimates, thousands of people.
China has been transformed in the intervening quarter of a century. But the memory lingers Wednesday night’s candlelit vigil in Hong Kong’s Victoria Park drew a record crowd of 85,000, police data show.
Beijing also continues to face unrest from inside its own borders, and not just from regional or religious...