A rock fan is lifted as he crowd surfs during a performance at the 2012 Strawberry Music Festival at Tongzhou Canal Park in Beijing. Photo: Reuters

No spring in Beijing's step as police cancel rock concerts, pub crawls 'over political risks'

Police restrictions come after fatal New Year's Eve crush in Shanghai, but event organisers believe officials wary of allowing big public gatherings

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A rock fan is lifted as he crowd surfs during a performance at the 2012 Strawberry Music Festival at Tongzhou Canal Park in Beijing. Photo: Reuters
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