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04/06/1989 Chinese tanks crush students on Tiananmen Square

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1989: Man vs. Chinese tank Tiananmen square

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The Tiananmen Square crackdown, 28 years later

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5 Things You Don't Know About the Tiananmen Square Massacre | China Uncensored

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MacNeil/Lehrer NewsHour - June 5, 1989 - Tiananmen Square

This incident, also known as June Fourth Incident were student-led demonstrations in Beijing, the capital of the People's Republic of China. Protests were suppressed after the government declared martial law and troops with automatic rifles and tanks killed at least several hundred demonstrators. Exact numbers are unknown.
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