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China: Fears of crackdown ahead of Tiananmen Square anniversary

24 March 2014 The Chinese authorities must end the persecution of all those trying to remember victims of the 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown, Amnesty International said, after a man was jailed for 18 months on Monday.A court in Changshu, in eastern China, found Gu Yimin guilty of inciting state subversion after he tried to post images of the crackdown online and applied to stage a protest on the 24th anniversary last year. “Gu Yimin should be released immediately and unconditionally. Nearly 25 years on from the Tiananmen Square crackdown the authorities continue to stop at nothing to bury…

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