Li Peng is best remembered in Hong Kong for ordering the June 4 Tiananmen crackdown, the official verdict that justified it and the witch hunt he launched for democracy activists. Photo: Beijing Institute of Technology
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Controversy follows Li Peng to his grave

  • Tiananmen Square crackdown defined career of late premier, who was also instrumental in building the contentious Three Gorges Dam

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Li Peng is best remembered in Hong Kong for ordering the June 4 Tiananmen crackdown, the official verdict that justified it and the witch hunt he launched for democracy activists. Photo: Beijing Institute of Technology
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