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Wikileaks: no bloodshed inside Tiananmen Square


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Posted 09 June 2011 - 12:25 PM

Anyone catch this?

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/wikileaks/8555142/Wikileaks-no-bloodshed-inside-Tiananmen-Square-cables-claim.html



The cables, obtained by WikiLeaks and released exclusively by The Daily Telegraph, partly confirm the Chinese government's account of the early hours of June 4, 1989, which has always insisted that soldiers did not massacre demonstrators inside Tiananmen Square.

Instead, the cables show that Chinese soldiers opened fire on protesters outside the centre of Beijing, as they fought their way towards the square from the west of the city.



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Posted 09 June 2011 - 01:22 PM

Well.... that must be embarassing.
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Posted 09 June 2011 - 02:09 PM

How odd. So a massacre that didn't happen was invented, and a massacre that did happen discounted, in the same area, the same time, and involving the same groups.

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Posted 09 June 2011 - 02:15 PM

How odd. So a massacre that didn't happen was invented, and a massacre that did happen discounted, in the same area, the same time, and involving the same groups.


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Posted 10 June 2011 - 08:36 AM

Makes you wonder what other historic events didn't happen exactly as they were reported.
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Posted 10 June 2011 - 08:52 AM

Makes you wonder what other historic events didn't happen exactly as they were reported.


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#7   Members   

Posted 10 June 2011 - 01:08 PM

Makes you wonder what other historic events didn't happen exactly as they were reported.


related: the movie "Troy"... actually a documentary. fun fact.

Sort of like my favourite documentary - Star Wars.

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Posted 10 June 2011 - 01:25 PM

Keep in mind that Wikileaks can be used by triple agents to distribute propaganda.
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#9   Distinguished Rhino   

Posted 10 June 2011 - 11:10 PM

Makes you wonder what other historic events didn't happen exactly as they were reported.

I would assume quite a lot, actually.

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Posted 10 June 2011 - 11:21 PM

WAIT? Chinese committing genocide? THAT CAN'T BE RIGHT.
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