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AP Photos: Editor selections from the past week in Asia

June 7, 2019
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In this Tuesday, June 4, 2019, file photo, the large portrait of former Chinese leader Mao Zedong on Tiananmen Gate next to Tiananmen Square is seen through the window of car in Beijing. Chinese authorities stepped up security Tuesday around Tiananmen Square in central Beijing, a reminder of the government's attempts to quash any memories of a bloody crackdown on pro-democracy protests 30 years ago. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File)
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In this Tuesday, June 4, 2019, file photo, the large portrait of former Chinese leader Mao Zedong on Tiananmen Gate next to Tiananmen Square is seen through the window of car in Beijing. Chinese authorities stepped up security Tuesday around Tiananmen Square in central Beijing, a reminder of the government's attempts to quash any memories of a bloody crackdown on pro-democracy protests 30 years ago. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File)

The 30th anniversary of China’s crackdown on pro-democracy protests in Tiananmen Square passed with an information lockdown and extra security in the Beijing landmark. Thousands of people attended a candlelight vigil in Hong Kong, the only region under Beijing’s jurisdiction that holds significant public commemorations of the 1989 crackdown.

In other images from the Asia-Pacific region this week, Muslims offered prayers on Eid al-Fitr marking the end of Ramadan.

Devotees smeared turmeric to celebrate the golden spice in worship of Lord Khandoba at the Bhandara Festival, or the Festival of Turmeric, in the Pune area of India.

South Koreans honored fallen soldiers during the country’s Memorial Day.

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This gallery was curated by Associated Press photo editor Masayo Yoshida in Tokyo.

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