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In pictures: Tiananmen anniversary
Chinese paramilitary police prepare to patrol in Beijing's Tiananmen Square,  June 4, 2004
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Extra police were on duty in Beijing's Tiananmen Square for the 15th anniversary of the brutal, 4 June crackdown on China's 1989 pro-democracy protests
A Chinese policeman grabs a protester in Beijing's Tiananmen Square,  June 4, 2004
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At least 16 people were arrested in the square as they tried to stage protests
A Chinese woman yells and points to an injury on her arm as a plain clothed policeman detains her in Beijing's Tiananmen Square,  June 4, 2004
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Plain clothes policemen were also on the look-out
A man erects a statue of
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Tens of thousands of people were expected to gather in Hong Kong to commemorate the bloodshed
People wait in line to visit former leader Mao Zedong's mausoleum on Tiananmen Square, 04 June 2004
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But for the majority in China, life continues as normal. Tiananmen Square serves predominantly as a tourist attraction
A young Chinese boy waves the national flag during a visit to Tiananmen Square in Beijing 04 June 2004
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Many younger people have little idea of what happened 15 years ago, or follow the government's line that a "counter-revolution" was suppressed
The bodies of dead civilians lie among mangled bicycles near Beijing's Tiananmen Square early June 4, 1989
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For those who were involved or witnesses, the memories are indelible.


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