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Caption Only: China won’t investigate Tiananmen crackdown

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Tiananmen Gate is reflected in a puddle after heavy showers in Beijing Tuesday. Security has been tightened around Tiananmen Square ahead of the ninth anniversary of the June 4 massacre of demonstrators in the square. Despite renewed pleas from dissidents and relatives of people killed in the assault, China ruled out any inquiry into the crackdown Tuesday. By one monitoring group's count, at least 20 dissidents have been detained nationwide to prevent public commemorations.