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From inside a cordoned off protest zone, Falungong practioners do... News PhotoBarack Obama,California,China - East Asia,City Of Los Angeles,Communist Party,Counterpart,Desert,Domination,Falun Gong,Horizontal,Human Rights,Politics,Protest,Rancho Mirage,Small,Supporter,Tibetan Culture,US President,USA,ViolencePhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPFrom inside a cordoned off protest zone, Falungong practioners do their exercise facing the direction of where President Barack Obama is due to meet his Chinese counterpart in the California desert community of Rancho Mirage, a little over 100 hundred miles east of Los Angeles, on June 7, 2013, where they were joined by supporters of the Tibetan cause in protesting the brutal repression of China's ruling Communist Party. Xi, the Chinese leader arrived in southern California the previous evening and stayed in a nearby hotel, according to the local Desert Sun newspaper, ahead of what was planned as an unusually relaxed US-China summit. AFP PHOTO/Federic J. BROWN (Photo credit should read FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)