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Security Tight In Beijing On Crackdown Anniversary

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June 05, 2014 AT 4:08 AM
Authorities in Beijing blanketed the city center with heavy security Wednesday on the 25th anniversary of the bloody military suppression of pro-democracy protests centered on Tiananmen Square. However, police were allowing relatives of some of those killed in the crackdown to visit their graves under police escort. A relative said "Even though 25 years is a very long time, it feels like this happened just yesterday."