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Discuss the Human Rights Violations in China With Respect to the 1989 Tiananmen Square Massacre

Running Head : HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS IN CHINA

Human Rights Violations in China : The Tiananmen Square Massacre of 1989

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Human Rights Violations in China : The Tiananmen Square Massacre of 1989

The Tiananmen Square Massacre in 1989 is one of the most gruesome events that tainted the political history of China . Hundreds of people have died in the incident as a result of the power struggle between the democratic protesters and the military government of China . Although the intentions of the protesters were to

air their disapproval of the Chinese government and to go about the process peacefully and non-violently , the aggressive demand of the military government to break apart the growing number of protesters who rally in the streets has led to the massacre of hundreds of innocent lives . Moreover , majority of the protesters were young students who only wished to liberate their nation from autocracy (Lui , 2000 ) The military aggravated the situation by scouting universities of student leaders who helped in organizing the protest in Tiananmen Square . Those who were found by the military were beaten to death to incite fear among other students and individuals who were planning to join the democratic protest

The actions taken by the Chinese government during that time has raised various judgments and criticisms not only from the demonstrators of the Chinese government but also from other nations as well as they identify the various human rights and laws violated by the military in trying to control the...

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