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A police vehicle drives by on security patrol as Falungong... News PhotoBanner - Sign,Barack Obama,Barricade,California,China - East Asia,City Of Los Angeles,Communist Party,Counterpart,Crisis,Desert,Domination,Driving,Falun Gong,Horizontal,Human Rights,Land Vehicle,Mode of Transport,Police Force,Politics,Protest,Rancho Mirage,Security,Small,Traffic,US President,USA,Violence,Xi JinpingPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPA police vehicle drives by on security patrol as Falungong practioners place banners on a barricade to face vehicular traffic from a cordoned off protest zone across from where President Barack Obama is due to meet his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping 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 Falun Gong practioners 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)