Tiananmen Square Protests: The Banners of Justice (Photos)

By Daniel He, Epoch Times
June 4, 2013 Updated: July 18, 2015

 With the death on April 15, 1989 of Hu Yaobang, the former general secretary of the Chinese Communist Party who was beloved as a reformer, students in Beijing and around the country began taking steps to honor his memory. From this impulse grew what would become the democracy movement.