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China Blocks Entry of Former Tiananmen Leader

China has denied entry to a U.S. Army chaplain who was a student leader at the time of the Tiananmen Square protests in 1989. Major Xiong Yan flew to Hong Kong from Seattle on Thursday, planning to enter China by land from Hong Kong. But as soon as he arrived at the Hong Kong airport, he was taken away by authorities as he awaited clearance to enter China. Xiong was held  for questioning before being put on a flight  back to the United States. Xiong was at the forefront of...

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