Tiananmen Square: 20 Years Later

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Armed police keep strict watch in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square on June 4, the 20th anniversary of the bloody crackdown in 1989 on thousands of democracy protesters in the square.

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Images of victims from 20 years ago are displayed on a large screen as thousands of people take part in a candlelight vigil in Victoria Park in Hong Kong on Thursday.

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The organizers of the candlelight vigil in Victoria Park say there has been a record turnout for the event, estimating the crowd size at 150,000.

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Outside a church in Macau.

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Chinese dissident Wuer Kaixi, one of the main student leaders from the 1989 Tiananmen Square protests, speaks to reporters at Taiwan’s Taoyuan airport on Thursday.

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Hong Kong’s Victoria Park.

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Victoria Park.

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Macau.

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Victoria Park.

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Armed policemen stand guard in Tiananmen Square on Thursday.

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