A student displays a banner with one of the slogans chanted by the crowd of some 200,000 pouring into Tiananmen Square, on April 22, 1989 in Beijing. They were attempting to participate in the funeral ceremony of former Chinese Communist Party leader and liberal reformer Hu Yaobang, during an unauthorized demonstration to mourn his death. His death in April triggered an unprecedented wave of pro-democracy demonstrations. (Catherine Henriette/
Some two hundred thousand pro-democracy students staged an unauthorized demonstration in Tiananmen Square during the funeral ceremony of the Chinese Communist Party leader and liberal reformer Hu Yaobang, on April 22, 1989. Photograph by Catherine Henriette/AFP/Getty.