A police officer, right, urges people to leave Sunday as they gather in front of a cinema that was a planned protest site in Shanghai, China.
A police officer, right, urges people to leave Sunday as they gather in front of a cinema that was a planned protest site in Shanghai, China. AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko
A police officer, right, urges people to leave Sunday as they gather in front of a cinema that was a planned protest site in Shanghai, China. AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko

China moves to squelch dissent while requesting patience

February 21, 2011 8:43 AM