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US Calls for Release of Detainees on Tiananmen Anniversary

The United States has called on China to free those detained ahead of the 25th anniversary of the violent Tiananmen Square crackdown on democracy activists which is believed to have left hundreds dead. A prominent Chinese dissident told a Washington audience the Chinese people are overcoming their fear of the government and speaking out more boldly for democratic change, which he said is ‘inevitable.’   U.S. State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf Tuesday called on Beijing to release...

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