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Tiananmen Square: What happened in the protests of 1989? – BBC News



Thirty years ago, Beijing’s Tiananmen Square became the focus for large-scale protests, which were crushed by China’s Communist rulers.

The events produced one of the most iconic photos of the 20th Century – a lone protester standing in front of a line of army tanks.
What led up to the events?

Video by: Zichen Tsui, BBC Chinese
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