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Tiananmen Square, 1989

British photographer Stuart Franklin's documentation of the mass protest in Bejing's Tiananmen Square in 1989 that saw hundreds of student protesters killed when they clashed with the military

Stuart Franklin

Stuart Franklin | Tiananmen Square, 1989 'The Tank Man' stopping the column of T59 tanks. Tiananmen Square, Beijing, China. June 4, 1989. © Stuart Franklin | Magnum Photos
Stuart Franklin | Tiananmen Square, 1989 Tiananmen Square, Beijing, China. May 26, 1989. © Stuart Franklin | Magnum Photos
Stuart Franklin | Tiananmen Square, 1989 The government crackdown outside HQ of the Communist party. Tiananmen Square protests. Beijing, China. June 2, 1989. © Stuart Franklin | Magnum Photos
Stuart Franklin | Tiananmen Square, 1989 Defeated looking soldiers, in small groups. Tiananmen Square, Beijing, China. June 2, 1989. © Stuart Franklin | Magnum Photos
Stuart Franklin | Tiananmen Square, 1989 Tiananmen Square protests. Beijing, China. June 3, 1989. © Stuart Franklin | Magnum Photos
Stuart Franklin | Tiananmen Square, 1989 Students continue to camp out on the square in protest. Tiananmen Square, Beijing, China. May 29, 1989. © Stuart Franklin | Magnum Photos
Stuart Franklin | Tiananmen Square, 1989 Print presses at Beijing University. Tiananmen Square, Beijing, China. May 28, 1989. © Stuart Franklin | Magnum Photos
Stuart Franklin | Tiananmen Square, 1989 Student hunger strikers at the Avenue of Eternal Peace. Tiananmen Square, Beijing, China. May 27, 1989. © Stuart Franklin | Magnum Photos
Stuart Franklin | Tiananmen Square, 1989 Protestors gather at the Avenue of Eternal Peace. Tiananmen Square, Beijing, China. May 29, 1989. © Stuart Franklin | Magnum Photos
Stuart Franklin | Tiananmen Square, 1989 Protestors gather at the Avenue of Eternal Peace. Tiananmen Square, Beijing, China. May 29, 1989. © Stuart Franklin | Magnum Photos
Stuart Franklin | Tiananmen Square, 1989 During government crackdown vehicles are stopped by civilians singing the national anthem. Tiananmen Square protests, Beijing, China. June 3, 1989. © Stuart Franklin | Magnum Photos
Stuart Franklin | Tiananmen Square, 1989 Beijing hospital, dealing with the casualties. Tiananmen Square, Beijing, China. June 4, 1989. © Stuart Franklin | Magnum Photos
Stuart Franklin | Tiananmen Square, 1989 Posters put up on lamp posts showing massacre like newspapers printed at university presses. Tiananmen Square, Beijing, China. 1989. © Stuart Franklin | Magnum Photos
Stuart Franklin | Tiananmen Square, 1989 Funeral at Beijing University. People mourning those killed in the past weekend massacre. Tiananmen Square, Beijing, China. 1989. © Stuart Franklin | Magnum Photos
Stuart Franklin | Tiananmen Square, 1989 Cyclists show their defiance by cycling around the government tanks. Tiananmen Square, June 4, 1989. © Stuart Franklin | Magnum Photos