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Tiananmen Square massacre – a blot on humanity

Lalit Shastri In May 1989, following the death of pro-reform Communist leader Hu Yaobang, the Chinese leadership was shaken by the students’ Campaign for Democracy. The students’ movement – China’s most popular unrest in forty years of Communist rule – had led to the resignation of the Communist Party general secretary Zhao Ziyang. This was

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