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In 1989 the Chinese communist army stormed a mass demonstration in Tiananmen Square, killing several hundred people. In this image, a man blocking the tanks with his own body.

Tina Sjogren to Vaclav Havel: Goodbye Mr. President

Posted: Dec 18, 2011 05:59 pm EST

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(Tina Sjogren) We knew that the Chinese Olympic Games would be different when already in 2007, in spite of a climbing permit for Everest north side, Prague's city Mayor Bem Pavel was refused entry in Tibet for being too outspoken against Communism. By mid March 2008, over 200 military vehicles and an estimated 10,000 People's Liberation Army soldiers entered Lhasa. Door-to-door searches commenced. Media was kicked out, reporters' hotel rooms were searched, memory cards were confiscated and pictures were deleted from their...

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