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Beijing tense on Tiananmen massacre anniversary

Chinese security personnel have swamped Beijing's Tiananmen Square on the 25th anniversary of the Beijing massacre.

Foreign journalists were ushered away from the square and passers-by were searched and had their papers checked.

In recent weeks, the authorities have detained dozens of activists to ensure their silence on the anniversary.

Celia Hatton reports from Beijing.

  • 04 Jun 2014
  • From the section China
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