Tiananmen revisited

Updated On Jun 04, 2014 03:52 PM IST
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A protester wears a T-shirt with a tank during a protest in front of the Chinese Embassy in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The protest was held to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square tragedy where China's military cracked down on pro-democracy protesters in 1989. (AP Photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Jun 04, 2014 03:52 PM IST

A protester wears a T-shirt with a tank during a protest in front of the Chinese Embassy in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The protest was held to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square tragedy where China's military cracked down on pro-democracy protesters in 1989. (AP Photo)

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A man places flowers on the "Pillar of Shame" statue, which commemorates the June 4, 1989 military crackdown on a pro-democracy student movement, in the University of Hong Kong. (AP Photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
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A man places flowers on the "Pillar of Shame" statue, which commemorates the June 4, 1989 military crackdown on a pro-democracy student movement, in the University of Hong Kong. (AP Photo)

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Visitors make their way through an underpass leading to Tiananmen Square in Beijing on June 4, 2014. China imposed smothering security in central Beijing on the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown, a bloody watershed in history that remains taboo in the Communist nation. (AFP photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Jun 04, 2014 03:52 PM IST

Visitors make their way through an underpass leading to Tiananmen Square in Beijing on June 4, 2014. China imposed smothering security in central Beijing on the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown, a bloody watershed in history that remains taboo in the Communist nation. (AFP photo)

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Activists walk with a replica of a Chinese tank in Hong Kong to commemorate the 1989 Tiananmen Square military crackdown in Beijing on pro-democracy protesters. Up to 200,000 people were set to take part in a candlelight vigil in Hong Kong on June 4 to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the bloody Tiananmen Square crackdown, as China seeks to wipe the incident from memory. (AFP photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Jun 04, 2014 03:52 PM IST

Activists walk with a replica of a Chinese tank in Hong Kong to commemorate the 1989 Tiananmen Square military crackdown in Beijing on pro-democracy protesters. Up to 200,000 people were set to take part in a candlelight vigil in Hong Kong on June 4 to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the bloody Tiananmen Square crackdown, as China seeks to wipe the incident from memory. (AFP photo)

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A boy poses with a Chinese national flag in front of Tiananmen Square in Beijing. From keeping foreign reporters off Beijing's Tiananmen Square to widespread censorship of the Internet, China marked 25 years since the bloody suppression of pro-democracy protests under a cloak of security. (Reuters) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Jun 04, 2014 03:52 PM IST

A boy poses with a Chinese national flag in front of Tiananmen Square in Beijing. From keeping foreign reporters off Beijing's Tiananmen Square to widespread censorship of the Internet, China marked 25 years since the bloody suppression of pro-democracy protests under a cloak of security. (Reuters)

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Paramilitary policemen patrol along Chang'an Avenue near Tiananmen Square in Beijing. From keeping foreign reporters off Beijing's Tiananmen Square to widespread censorship of the Internet, China marked 25 years since the bloody suppression of pro-democracy protests on Wednesday under a cloak of security. (Reuters) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Jun 04, 2014 03:52 PM IST

Paramilitary policemen patrol along Chang'an Avenue near Tiananmen Square in Beijing. From keeping foreign reporters off Beijing's Tiananmen Square to widespread censorship of the Internet, China marked 25 years since the bloody suppression of pro-democracy protests on Wednesday under a cloak of security. (Reuters)

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Chinese paramilitary policemen march in front of the entrance to the Forbidden City near Tiananmen Square in Beijing. Authorities in Beijing blanketed the city center with heavy security on the 25th anniversary of the bloody military suppression of pro-democracy protests centered on Tiananmen Square. (AP Photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Jun 04, 2014 03:52 PM IST

Chinese paramilitary policemen march in front of the entrance to the Forbidden City near Tiananmen Square in Beijing. Authorities in Beijing blanketed the city center with heavy security on the 25th anniversary of the bloody military suppression of pro-democracy protests centered on Tiananmen Square. (AP Photo)

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Armed paramilitary police stand guard at Tiananmen Square in Beijing. China deployed its vast security apparatus on Wednesday to snuff out commemoration of the suppression of pro-democracy protests around Tiananmen Square 25 years ago, flooding the streets with police as censors scrubbed the Internet clean of any mention of the crackdown. (Reuters) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Jun 04, 2014 03:52 PM IST

Armed paramilitary police stand guard at Tiananmen Square in Beijing. China deployed its vast security apparatus on Wednesday to snuff out commemoration of the suppression of pro-democracy protests around Tiananmen Square 25 years ago, flooding the streets with police as censors scrubbed the Internet clean of any mention of the crackdown. (Reuters)

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A protester carries a model of tank during a protest in front of the Chinese Embassy in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. A group of protesters staged a rally to mark the 25th anniversary of the Chinese military crackdown on the pro-democracy movement in Beijing's Tiananmen Square. The numbers in the shirt stands for "64 as June 4, and 25 as the 25th anniversary." (AP Photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Jun 04, 2014 03:52 PM IST

A protester carries a model of tank during a protest in front of the Chinese Embassy in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. A group of protesters staged a rally to mark the 25th anniversary of the Chinese military crackdown on the pro-democracy movement in Beijing's Tiananmen Square. The numbers in the shirt stands for "64 as June 4, and 25 as the 25th anniversary." (AP Photo)

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A T-shirt and a headband are displayed to symbolise the hunger strike of pro democracy activists during China's 1989 Tiananmen Square events, ahead of a candlelight vigil in Hong Kong. Up to 200,000 people were set to take part in a candlelight vigil in Hong Kong on June 4 to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the bloody Tiananmen Square crackdown, as China seeks to wipe the incident from memory. (AFP photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Jun 04, 2014 03:52 PM IST

A T-shirt and a headband are displayed to symbolise the hunger strike of pro democracy activists during China's 1989 Tiananmen Square events, ahead of a candlelight vigil in Hong Kong. Up to 200,000 people were set to take part in a candlelight vigil in Hong Kong on June 4 to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the bloody Tiananmen Square crackdown, as China seeks to wipe the incident from memory. (AFP photo)

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