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Friday, June 4, 1999 Published at 18:25 GMT 19:25 UK


World: Asia-Pacific

Picture gallery: Tiananmen 10 years on




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Chinese soldiers march into Beijing's Tiananmen Square to raise the national flag at dawn.


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A Chinese man holds up an umbrella with protest slogans painted on it, reading "Remember the 10th anniversary of the student movement" and "Privatise: Give all state property to the people."


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The umbrella protester is dragged away by the police.


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A man wearing a T-shirt with protest slogans is tackled by a military policeman after throwing leaflets in Tiananmen Square. A plain clothes officer runs to the scene.


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The demonstrator was protesting against official corruption, a key complaint of the 1989 protesters.

Remembering Tiananmen in Hong Kong


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Tens of thousands of people turn up at a candlelight vigil at Hong Kong's Victoria Park to mark the 10th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown.


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Young girls hold candles as they follow the words of a song to pay tribute to those who died


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A man splashes red paint on a sculpture by Danish artist Jens Galschiot in protest at the crackdown 10 years ago - he was later arrested for vandalism.





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