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His death 30 years ago today was the spark for the Tiananmen Square protests

His death 30 years ago today was the spark for the Tiananmen Square protests
Tuesday 16
4:10 2019

A Chinese police officer stands guard March 4 in front of a portrait of former Chinese leader Mao Zedong at Tiananmen Square in Beijing. (Giulia Marchi/Bloomberg News) BEIJING — Hu Yaobang died 30 years ago, but his impact is still being felt in China, especially as the Chinese approach the anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre. Hu had a fatal heart attack during a Politburo meeting in China, then died a week later, on April 15, 1989. An economic reformer and close ally of Deng Xiaoping, Hu had led the efforts to launch China into capitalism and to recover from ...

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Summary: Hu Yaobang was ostracized by the Chinese Communist Party. He is mourned — to this day — by those who hail him as an anti-corruption reformer.

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