Thirty years after the Tiananmen Square Massacre, a Chinese Christian reflects on her experience as a student protestor

By Jonathon Van Maren Thirty years ago this week, late in the evening of June 3, 1989, tanks rumbled down the streets of Beijing towards Tiananmen Square, where for weeks a sea of students had gathered to demand government reforms and moves towards democracy. As people realized that the thousands of soldiers were headed for…

Forced abortion, sterilization, and family breakup are among Canada’s worst crimes against First Nations peoples

By Jonathon Van Maren Earlier this month, the Globe and Mail drew attention to a little-known but brutal part of Canada’s past: The eugenics-inspired attempts to abort First Nations babies and sterilize indigenous women. In some cases, indigenous women were even told that if they aborted the baby in their womb, they would increase their…