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Wilf Woods | Tiananmen Square: ‘I ran and ran’

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It was a moment in history that the Chinese government has been trying to erase. I refer to the events at Tiananmen Square in 1989, just 25 years ago.

I was there, visiting my newspaper friends of the English-language China Daily, planning to recruit another exchange reporter for The World.

They took me to the square on Friday, where hundreds of students had been camped for weeks. A tall plastic “goddess of liberty” had been erected. Nobody dreamed that on…

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