"I sincerely believe that if the Beijing authorities can face up to the June 4 incident and recognize the state's violence at its essence, the unfortunate history of June 4 will be the foundation of China's liberalization and democratization". Hong Kong residents commemorate victims of the Chinese government's brutal military crackdown almost three decades ago on protesters in 1989 Beijing's Tiananmen Square.
Mr Pompeo quoted the dissident Liu Xiaobo, a Nobel Peace laureate who died of cancer while in custody past year, as saying: "The ghosts of June 4th have not yet been laid to rest".
The Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) on Sunday called on mainland China to promote democratic political reform and guarantee human rights, while urging Beijing to release Taiwanese democracy activist Lee Ming-che (李明哲) and ensure his safe return to Taiwan. The event Beijing euphemistically nicknamed "the June Fourth Incident" was sparked by the sudden death of the Chinese Communist Party's (CCP) general secretary Hu Yaobang, a reformer who was forced to step down two years earlier by Deng Xiaoping.
Open discussion of the crackdown is forbidden in China.
Hundreds if not thousands of unarmed protesters and onlookers were killed late on June 3 and the early hours of June 4, 1989, after China's communist leaders ordered the military to retake Tiananmen Square from the student-led demonstrators.
"We join other members of the worldwide community and urge the Chinese government to make a full public accounting of those killed, detained or missing", added Pompeo.
In response to Pompeo's comments, China had lodged "stern representations" with the United States, foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said on Monday [4 June 2018].
Computex 2018: AMD's major announcements
Rumors are the post-Navi GPU will be the first post-GCN architecture as well, though what that will entail is impossible to say. The good news is that 2020 Next Gen 7nm+ is most likely a high end part and that AMD may actually make a gaming GPU out of it.
Nearly three decades ago, hundreds if not thousands of Chinese students were gunned down in Beijing by government soldiers for holding peaceful pro-democracy protests which had lasted many weeks.
On Monday, the massacre's 29th anniversary, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo released a statement calling for the Chinese regime to be accountable.
On the 29th anniversary of the violent suppression of peaceful demonstrations in and around Tiananmen Square on June 4, 1989, we remember the tragic loss of innocent lives.
Beijing must similarly embrace democratic reform and the protection of human rights, which are universal values in worldwide society, as China moves forward, the council said.
Tens of thousands of people gathered in a downtown park in Hong Kong for an annual public commemoration of the crackdown.
The CCP's interference with religion and its aggressive supervision of the activities of Chinese citizens has met with global criticism, and have seriously harmed China's worldwide image, the council's statement said.
When a friend receives photos from an event, Apple will then suggest the friend reciprocate with photos from the same event. Apple has hundreds of available Shortcuts in the app which users can use to modify or use for their own needs.
After Buchwald's ruling, the White House unblocked the plaintiffs' Twitter accounts, their lawyer Jameel Jaffer said. If they have been blocked on the basis of their viewpoints, the White House should unblock them immediately".
The data center that went under is essentially a 40-foot long tank that's packed with 12 racks and a total of 864 servers. Why take all this effort to dunk data centers underwater? Then the company will let some customers use the data center.
Weinman's attorney, Stephen Dicht, said that the more serious charges were filed after the bystander video was released. The footage shows the officer administering a blood-alcohol test to Weinman, which she said was negative.
She's assured in what she is doing and in her function, and is aware of the remaining is simply hypothesis and nonsense". As Monday's event has made clear, however, rumours of the first lady's death have been greatly exaggerated.
James appeared to be on the brink of tears as the team huddled on the sideline. "That was Rodney Hood, man", James said. The Cavaliers are 8-1 at home in this year's playoffs, losing only in their first-round opener against Indiana.
London Fire Brigade station manager Pam Oparaocha said: "Firefighters are working extremely hard to bring the fire under control". Opened in 1889, the hotel has 173 rooms and 25 suites - it was featured on a through-the-keyhole Channel 4 programme in 2017.
A villager, injured in cross-border firing at Indo-Pak border, being shifted to Government Medical College Hospital in Jammu . At least 12 people were killed, including two BSF jawans and an infant, and several others were injured.
Two women who have won the title at Roland Garros , Maria Sharapova and Garbine Muguruza , play each other in the quarterfinals. The victor earns a berth in the final at Roland Garros, plus the number one ranking that now belongs to Halep.
But in places like Los Lotes and the village of El Rodeo, about eight miles downslope from the crater, it was too late for many. Rescuers are now waiting for authorities to declare whether it is safe or not to resume searching for any survivors or bodies.
Trump will join the president for a briefing at Federal Emergency Management Agency headquarters Wednesday. The Fake News Media has been so unfair, and vicious, to my wife and our great First Lady, Melania.
US diplomats hit by mysterious illness
Since 2016, 24 employees at the American embassy in Cuba and their family members have reported similar episodes. The State Department has said it suspects the stricken diplomats in Cuba were purposely targeted for an attack.
Kim Jong-un begged for summit on his knees: Rudy Giuliani
But it was the USA president who may have unknowingly provided the stage for Mr Kim to show off his diplomatic skills. On Wednesday, Mr Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani said North Korea's leader "begged" for their summit to go ahead.
Kyle Busch dominates again to win at Pocono
Not even a pit-road speeding penalty could slow down Busch, as he won his first Xfinity race of the season and 92nd of his career. Truex went on to win the stage while Logano came into the pits with less than two to go after running out of fuel.
Sen. Corker Defies Trump to Push Tariff-Blocking Bill
McConnell said senators will still get the first week of the month off, but return to Washington, D.C., for the rest of the month. He warned that if they didn't bear fruit, he and his supporters "fully expect" to continue pushing their petition.