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Marking 25th anniversary of China's Tiananmen Square takes creativity
Marking 25th anniversary of China's Tiananmen Square takes creativity

Show tunes. Confetti. A deck of cards. Rubber ducks. A pornographic video. These are some of the props in the annual games underway in Beijing as the most sensitive day of the year approaches. Wednesday is the 25th anniversary of the day when Communist Party leaders sent the military to clear pro-democracy students from Tiananmen Square. Every year, political activists try to commemorate the hundreds if not thousands of people who died in the crackdown, and the Chinese government tries to prevent them, a cat-and-mouse game as classic as "Tom and Jerry." Except in China the mouse rarely wins. One activist group, using the website backtotiananmen.com, is calling for people to...

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