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After 27 years, China reportedly prepares to release the last of its 1,600 Tiananmen prisoners

4 days ago
Sky Canaves
iao Deshun was a factory worker convicted of arson for allegedly throwing a basket at a burning tank during the 1989 protests.
By Sky Canaves
Sky Canaves previously reported for The Wall Street Journal in Beijing and Hong Kong, where she covered media, culture, social issues, and legal affairs, and served as the founding editor and lead writer of the WSJ’s China Real Time site. Prior to becoming a journalist, Sky worked in the China corporate law practice of Baker & McKenzie, and she has also taught journalism and media law at the University of Hong Kong. She speaks Mandarin and has accumulated more than a decade's experience living, studying and working in China.