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Woman arrested for Tiananmen protest

Thursday, 08 Nov, 2012 - 00:42

Nov. 8 - A protester is arrested after staging an unexplained demonstration in Tiananmen Square. Julie Noce reports.

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A protester was apprehended in Beijing after staging an unexplained demonstration in Tiananmen Square on the first day of the Communist Party congress. A woman stood in the crowd outside the meeting venue, threw bits of paper in the air and screamed "I miss him, I really miss him, I really miss him!" Seconds later, police pounced on her and someone filming her and dragged them both away. It's unclear whether the woman was saying "I really miss HER" or "I really miss HIM" because the word in Mandarin is the same for both pronouns. Security is tight in the iconic square as more than 2,000 delegates are meeting for a week-long session that will see the country's new President, Xi Jinping anointed into power.

Woman arrested for Tiananmen protest

Thursday, 08 Nov, 2012 - 00:42

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