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  • Pro-democracy student protesters are face to face with policemen outside the Great Hall of the People in Tiananmen Square, April 22, 1989 in Beijing as they take part in the funeral ceremony of former Chinese Communist Party leader and liberal reformer Hu Yaobang during an unauthorized demonstration to mourn his death. Hu Yaobang's death in April trigged an unprecedented wave of pro-democracy demonstrations.
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  • Chinese student-leader Wang Dan addresses foreign correspondents in Beijing, May 1, 1989.
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  • Students from Beijing University from Beijing University during a huge demonstration at Tiananmen Square as they start an unlimited hunger strike as the part of mass pro-democracy protest against the Chinese government, May 18, 1989.
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  • Protesters occupying Beijing's Tiananmen Square work on the statue of the Goddess of Democracy, May 30, 1989. The makeshift statue, modeled after the Statue of Liberty, was destroyed, and hundreds of people killed, when Chinese soldiers overran the square in the early morning hours of June 4, 1989.
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  • Hundreds of thousands of Chinese gathered around a 10-metre replica of the Statue of Liberty, center, called the Goddess of Democracy, in Tiananmen Square demanding democracy despite martial law in Beijing. Families of those killed in the crushing of the 1989 Tiananmen Square protests, June 2, 2010, demanded China end its silence and open a dialogue on the bloodshed. In an annual open letter, 128 members of the Tiananmen Mothers castigated the Communist Party government for ignoring its calls for openness on the crackdown that occurred June 3-4, 1989 and vowed never to give up their fight.
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  • A huge crowd gathers to watch as student protestors burn copies of Beijing Daily in retaliation for anti-student articles in front of the newspaper's offices, June 2, 1989, Beijing.
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  • A young woman is caught between civilians and Chinese soldiers, who were trying to remove her from an assembly near the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, June 3, 1989. Pro-democracy protesters had been occupying Tiananmen Square for weeks.
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  • People Liberation Army (PLA) soldiers leap over a barrier on Tiananmen Square in central Beijing, June 4, 1989 during heavy clashes with people and dissident students. On the night of June 3 and 4, 1989, Tiananmen Square sheltered the last pro-democracy supporters.
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  • At the end of the pro-democracy movement, June 4, 1989, in China a group of Chinese Army tanks block an overpass on Changan Avenue leading to Tiananmen Square where the Communist Government carried out it's final brutal nighttime crackdown on protestors just a few hours earlier.
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  • A Chinese man stands alone to block a line of tanks heading east on Beijing's Cangan Blvd. in Tiananmen Square, June 5, 1989. The man, calling for an end to the recent violence and bloodshed against pro-democracy demonstrators, was pulled away by bystanders, and the tanks continued on their way.
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  • The People's Liberation Army (PLA) tanks guard a strategic Chang'an Avenue leading to Tiananmen Square June 6, 1989.
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