Silence and heavy security in China and Hong Kong mark 35th anniversary of Tiananmen crackdown


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Open this photo in gallery: Police officers stand guard in the Causeway Bay area on the 35th anniversary of China's Tiananmen Square crackdown in Hong Kong, on June 4.Chan Long Hei/The Associated Press Checkpoints and rows of police vehicles lined a major road leading to Beijing’s Tiananmen Square on Tuesday as China heightened security on the 35th anniversary of a bloody crackdown on pro-democracy protests. Hong Kong police took at least two people off the streets as the effort to prevent any public remembrance extended beyond the mainland. China has long quashed any memory of the crackdown, when the Chinese...