Bloodshed in Peking’s Tiananmen Square

Title
Bloodshed in Peking’s Tiananmen Square
Genre
News report
TX Date
4 Jun 1989
Year of production
1989
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Duration
00:02:21
Description
Bloodshed in Peking’s Tiananmen Square looks to have brought seven weeks of pro-democracy demonstrations to an end. Chinese troops with tanks, machine guns, bayonets and clubs have moved in and at least fifty protesters are feared dead. Scott Simmie, in Peking, spoke to reporter Nicky Broyd in the early hours of this morning and said he was shocked and surprised by the brutality of the troops.
Contributors
Nicky Broyd; Scott Simmie
Keywords
Deaths; Armed forces; Violence; China; Demonstrations; Democracy; Arrests; Beijing; Tiananmen Square

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