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Tiananmen Square activist arrested in China embassy in Japan

A prominent student leader from China's 1989 Tiananmen Square pro-democracy protests, Wuer Kaixi, was arrested after entering the Chinese embassy in Tokyo today, media reports said.

world Updated: Jun 04, 2010 15:54 IST
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A prominent student leader from China's 1989 Tiananmen Square pro-democracy protests, Wuer Kaixi, was arrested after entering the Chinese embassy in Tokyo on Friday, media reports said.

Police confirmed an arrest after a man had entered the mission but did not immediately confirm the person's identity.

Friday marks the 21st anniversary of the bloody crackdown on pro-democracy protests in Beijing.