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Paramilitary policemen stand guard at the Monument to the People's Heroes at Tiananmen Square near the Great Hall of the People, ahead of the 25th anniversary of the crackdown on pro-democracy protests, in Beijing June 3, 2014. REUTERS/Petar Kujundzic

Paramilitary policemen stand guard at the Monument to the People's Heroes at Tiananmen Square near the Great Hall of the People, ahead of the 25th anniversary of the crackdown on pro-democracy protests, in Beijing June 3, 2014. REUTERS/Petar Kujundzic
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Pro-democracy demonstrators pitch tents in Beijing's Tiananmen Square, June 3, 1989. REUTERS/Bobby Yip

Pro-democracy demonstrators pitch tents in Beijing's Tiananmen Square, June 3, 1989. REUTERS/Bobby Yip
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Tens of thousands of people participate in a candlelight vigil at Hong Kong's Victoria Park June 4, 2014, to mark the 25th anniversary of the military crackdown of the pro-democracy movement at Beijing's Tiananmen Square in 1989. Tens of thousands of people held a candlelight vigil in Hong Kong on Wednesday to mark the bloody crackdown on pro-democracy protesters 25 years ago in Beijing's Tiananmen Square, while mainland China...more

Tens of thousands of people participate in a candlelight vigil at Hong Kong's Victoria Park June 4, 2014, to mark the 25th anniversary of the military crackdown of the pro-democracy movement at Beijing's Tiananmen Square in 1989. Tens of thousands of people held a candlelight vigil in Hong Kong on Wednesday to mark the bloody crackdown on pro-democracy protesters 25 years ago in Beijing's Tiananmen Square, while mainland China authorities sought to whitewash the 1989 event. REUTERS/Paul Yeung
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Crowds of jubilant students surge through a police cordon before pouring into Tiananmen Square, June 4, 1989. REUTERS/Stringer

Crowds of jubilant students surge through a police cordon before pouring into Tiananmen Square, June 4, 1989. REUTERS/Stringer
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The Goddess of Democracy statue is displayed during a candlelight vigil at Hong Kong's Victoria Park June 4, 2014, to mark the 25th anniversary of the military crackdown of the pro-democracy movement at Beijing's Tiananmen Square in 1989. REUTERS/Paul Yeung

The Goddess of Democracy statue is displayed during a candlelight vigil at Hong Kong's Victoria Park June 4, 2014, to mark the 25th anniversary of the military crackdown of the pro-democracy movement at Beijing's Tiananmen Square in 1989. REUTERS/Paul Yeung
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People hold candles during a candlelight vigil to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the June 4 Tiananmen Square incident, in Kuala Lumpur June 4, 2014. REUTERS/Samsul Said

People hold candles during a candlelight vigil to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the June 4 Tiananmen Square incident, in Kuala Lumpur June 4, 2014. REUTERS/Samsul Said
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Student leaders (L-R:) Chai Ling, Wang Dan, Feng Congde and Li Lu swear to remain in Beijing's Tiananmen Square throughout June, 1989. REUTERS/Bobby Yip

Student leaders (L-R:) Chai Ling, Wang Dan, Feng Congde and Li Lu swear to remain in Beijing's Tiananmen Square throughout June, 1989. REUTERS/Bobby Yip
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Tens of thousands of people take part in a candlelight vigil at Hong Kong's Victoria Park June 4, 2014, to mark the 25th anniversary of the military crackdown on the pro-democracy movement at Beijing's Tiananmen Square in 1989. REUTERS/Bobby Yip

Tens of thousands of people take part in a candlelight vigil at Hong Kong's Victoria Park June 4, 2014, to mark the 25th anniversary of the military crackdown on the pro-democracy movement at Beijing's Tiananmen Square in 1989. REUTERS/Bobby Yip
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PICHI CHUANG

People holding portraits of China's political prisoners take part in a night vigil at Liberty Square in Taipei June 4, 2014, on the 25th anniversary of the June 4 crackdown on pro-democracy protesters at Tiananmen Square in Beijing. REUTERS/Pichi Chuang

People holding portraits of China's political prisoners take part in a night vigil at Liberty Square in Taipei June 4, 2014, on the 25th anniversary of the June 4 crackdown on pro-democracy protesters at Tiananmen Square in Beijing. REUTERS/Pichi Chuang
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People hold candles during a candlelight vigil to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the June 4 Tiananmen Square incident, in Kuala Lumpur June 4, 2014. REUTERS/Samsul Said

People hold candles during a candlelight vigil to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the June 4 Tiananmen Square incident, in Kuala Lumpur June 4, 2014. REUTERS/Samsul Said
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Student protesters walk with a wreath to commemorate those who were killed during the military crackdown on the pro-democracy movement at Beijing's Tiananmen Square in 1989, at Hong Kong's Victoria Park June 4, 2014. REUTERS/Bobby Yip

Student protesters walk with a wreath to commemorate those who were killed during the military crackdown on the pro-democracy movement at Beijing's Tiananmen Square in 1989, at Hong Kong's Victoria Park June 4, 2014. REUTERS/Bobby Yip
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SAMSUL SAID

A women pastes a sticker on the billboard during a candlelight vigil to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the June 4 Tiananmen Square incident, in Kuala Lumpur June 4, 2014. REUTERS/Samsul Said

A women pastes a sticker on the billboard during a candlelight vigil to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the June 4 Tiananmen Square incident, in Kuala Lumpur June 4, 2014. REUTERS/Samsul Said
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BOBBY YIP

Tens of thousands of people take part in a candlelight vigil at Hong Kong's Victoria Park June 4, 2014, to mark the 25th anniversary of the military crackdown on the pro-democracy movement at Beijing's Tiananmen Square in 1989. REUTERS/Bobby Yip

Tens of thousands of people take part in a candlelight vigil at Hong Kong's Victoria Park June 4, 2014, to mark the 25th anniversary of the military crackdown on the pro-democracy movement at Beijing's Tiananmen Square in 1989. REUTERS/Bobby Yip
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PICHI CHUANG

Chinese dissident Wuer Kaixi gives a speech in front of a backdrop showing China's Tiananmen Square during a night vigil at Liberty Square in Taipei June 4, 2014, on the 25th anniversary of the June 4 crackdown on pro-democracy protesters at Tiananmen Square in Beijing. REUTERS/Pichi Chuang

Chinese dissident Wuer Kaixi gives a speech in front of a backdrop showing China's Tiananmen Square during a night vigil at Liberty Square in Taipei June 4, 2014, on the 25th anniversary of the June 4 crackdown on pro-democracy protesters at Tiananmen Square in Beijing. REUTERS/Pichi Chuang
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An armored military vehicle crushes one of the tents set up on Tiananmen Square by pro-democracy protestors, June 4, 1989. REUTERS/Stringer

An armored military vehicle crushes one of the tents set up on Tiananmen Square by pro-democracy protestors, June 4, 1989. REUTERS/Stringer
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PETAR KUJUNDZIC

A police car guards in front of a giant portrait of China's late Chairman Mao Zedong at Tiananmen Square in Beijing June 4, 2014. REUTERS/Petar Kujundzic

A police car guards in front of a giant portrait of China's late Chairman Mao Zedong at Tiananmen Square in Beijing June 4, 2014. REUTERS/Petar Kujundzic
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Police stop a pro-China protester carrying a Chinese flag as he attempts to approach anti-Chinese demonstrators during a rally near Hong Kong's Victoria Park June 4, 2014. REUTERS/Bobby Yip

Police stop a pro-China protester carrying a Chinese flag as he attempts to approach anti-Chinese demonstrators during a rally near Hong Kong's Victoria Park June 4, 2014. REUTERS/Bobby Yip
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PETAR KUJUNDZIC

Visitors stand near paramilitary policemen standing guard in front of a giant portrait of China's late Chairman Mao Zedong and Tiananmen Gate in Beijing June 4, 2014. REUTERS/Petar Kujundzic

Visitors stand near paramilitary policemen standing guard in front of a giant portrait of China's late Chairman Mao Zedong and Tiananmen Gate in Beijing June 4, 2014. REUTERS/Petar Kujundzic
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PETAR KUJUNDZIC

A man rides past the Monument to the People's Heroes at Tiananmen Square in Beijing June 4, 2014. REUTERS/Petar Kujundzic

A man rides past the Monument to the People's Heroes at Tiananmen Square in Beijing June 4, 2014. REUTERS/Petar Kujundzic
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PETAR KUJUNDZIC

Paramilitary policemen patrol along Chang'an Avenue near Tiananmen Square in Beijing June 4, 2014. REUTERS/Petar Kujundzic

Paramilitary policemen patrol along Chang'an Avenue near Tiananmen Square in Beijing June 4, 2014. REUTERS/Petar Kujundzic
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KIM KYUNG-HOON

Paramilitary soldiers stand guard in front of visitors in a queue to undergo security checks before entering Tiananmen Square in Beijing June 4, 2014. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Paramilitary soldiers stand guard in front of visitors in a queue to undergo security checks before entering Tiananmen Square in Beijing June 4, 2014. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
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KIM KYUNG-HOON

Visitors queue for a security check to enter Tiananmen Square in Beijing June 4, 2014. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Visitors queue for a security check to enter Tiananmen Square in Beijing June 4, 2014. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
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Visitors walk past Tiananmen Square in Beijing June 4, 2014. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Visitors walk past Tiananmen Square in Beijing June 4, 2014. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
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KIM KYUNG-HOON

A boy poses with a Chinese national flag in front of Tiananmen Square in Beijing June 4, 2014. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

A boy poses with a Chinese national flag in front of Tiananmen Square in Beijing June 4, 2014. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
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Paramilitary policemen patrol outside the Xinhua Gate of the Zhongnanhai leadership compound, the residence of China's President Xi Jinping in the centre of Beijing June 4, 2014. REUTERS/Petar Kujundzic

Paramilitary policemen patrol outside the Xinhua Gate of the Zhongnanhai leadership compound, the residence of China's President Xi Jinping in the centre of Beijing June 4, 2014. REUTERS/Petar Kujundzic
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