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  1. Timothy Raison on Hong Kong’s British passport holders (1989)

    Genre
    Interview

    A former Home Office minister is urging the Government not to make any concessions to allow British passport holders in Hong Kong to settle in Britain. Timothy Raison, who was the minister responsible...

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  2. Sir David Wilson on Hong Kong’s British passport holders (1989)

    Genre
    Interview

    The Governor of Hong Kong, Sir David Wilson, says that all three-and-a-quarter million British passport holders in the territory need reassurance that they could take refuge in Britain if they needed to....

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  3. Gareth Furby on Beijing situation (1989)

    Genre
    News report

    Gareth Furby reports from Beijing on the operations of the Chinese secret police, who are rounding up pro-democracy suspects. The police have already caught many students.

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  4. Gareth Furby on Chinese clampdown (1989)

    Genre
    News report

    The veteran Chinese leader who smashed the students’ revolt last weekend in Tiananmen Square have now turned on the young people whose calls for freedom sparked off the protest. Troops and army vehicles...

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  5. Gareth Furby on Chinese clampdown (1989)

    Genre
    News report

    51 tanks and troops are tonight moving out of the centre of Beijing for the first time since the Tiananmen Square massacre, but there are fears that the secret police will stay on in the crackdown...

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  6. Gareth Furby on Chinese clampdown (1989)

    Genre
    News report

    Chinese authorities have begun an across-the-board crackdown on Westerners, expelling a journalist and ordering diplomats to stay indoors. They are also continuing to hunt down student leaders, with over...

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  7. Geoffrey Howe on Beijing (1989)

    Genre
    News report; Speech

    Foreign Secretary Sir Geoffrey Howe has said that Britain is considering sending back to China the British diplomats withdrawn at the height of the crisis in Beijing. He has told the House of Commons...

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  8. China denies Tiananman massacre (1989)

    Genre
    Press conference

    A Chinese army official speaks to press through an interpreter denying the massacre in Tiananmen Square in Peking (now called Beijing) almost two weeks ago. He says no one was beaten up or killed during...

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  9. Peking in wake of Tiananmen massacre (1989)

    Genre
    News report; Interview

    2 linked reports as Gareth Furby travels across Peking (now called Beijing) in the wake of the Tiananmen Square massacre and sees bullet holes and residents looting an abandoned army truck and a high army...

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  10. Tiananmen square massacre (1989)

    Genre
    Speech

    Australian Prime Minister Bob Hawke speaking at a memorial service is overcome by emotion as he decribes the massacre of political demonstrators at Tiananmen Square in Peking (now called Beijing) by Chinese...

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