China cracks down on those remembering ’89 Tiananmen crackdown

May 9, 2014 7:31 PM

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China cracks down on those remembering ’89 Tiananmen crackdown

BEIJING — With the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown less than a month away, China has launched a broad effort to muzzle and detain citizens who are attempting to remember the victims.

On Tuesday, authorities detained human rights lawyer lawyer Pu Zhiqiang and at least five other activists who’d attended a Tiananmen seminar in Beijing three days earlier.

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