Imagine being beaten, slandered and kicked for because you favoured democracy, traditional values and freedom of speech.
This gallery of photos commemorates the 1989 student protests for democracy that led to the massacre in Tiananmen Square almost 30 years ago on June 4.
The Chinese Communist Party has attempted to suppress all images relating to these events, but we were able to obtain these photos here. Warning, some of the images are graphic in nature.
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