Tiananmen Square - 35th Anniversary

  • Media release

In Tiananmen Square, 35 years ago, the world witnessed the use of brutal force against student protesters in Beijing. We remember the tragic events and loss of life on 4 June 1989, along with the international community.

As we have consistently said, Australia remains concerned about ongoing restrictions on freedom of association, expression and political participation in China.

We call on China to cease suppression of freedoms of expression, assembly, media and civil society and to release those detained for peacefully expressing their political views.

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