Bodies lie among mangled bicycles near Tiananmen Square in this file photo from the aftermath of the 1989 protests. Twenty-six years after the bloody crackdown in which an unknown number died, the Chinese government's web of silence remains. The precise number of victims is unknown, their names and stories largely untold. Photo: AP

Louisa Lim's timely reminder of Tiananmen crackdown cover-up

Author interviews survivors of June 4, 1989, military action to shed new light on Chinese government suppression of memories of what happened - a work of particular interest in Hong Kong in wake of Occupy Central protests

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Bodies lie among mangled bicycles near Tiananmen Square in this file photo from the aftermath of the 1989 protests. Twenty-six years after the bloody crackdown in which an unknown number died, the Chinese government's web of silence remains. The precise number of victims is unknown, their names and stories largely untold. Photo: AP
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