A woman from Hunan province pays her respects to late leader Hu Yaobang at the Fuhua Mountain Yaobang Memorial Park in Gongqingcheng, Jiangxi province. Photo: Simon SongA woman from Hunan province pays her respects to late leader Hu Yaobang at the Fuhua Mountain Yaobang Memorial Park in Gongqingcheng, Jiangxi province. Photo: Simon Song
A woman from Hunan province pays her respects to late leader Hu Yaobang at the Fuhua Mountain Yaobang Memorial Park in Gongqingcheng, Jiangxi province. Photo: Simon Song

The battle of the century: Defining the legacy of China’s late liberal leader Hu Yaobang

One hundred years after his birth, the late leader should be remembered for his tolerance and not repurposed for the party’s benefit, scholars say

A woman from Hunan province pays her respects to late leader Hu Yaobang at the Fuhua Mountain Yaobang Memorial Park in Gongqingcheng, Jiangxi province. Photo: Simon SongA woman from Hunan province pays her respects to late leader Hu Yaobang at the Fuhua Mountain Yaobang Memorial Park in Gongqingcheng, Jiangxi province. Photo: Simon Song
A woman from Hunan province pays her respects to late leader Hu Yaobang at the Fuhua Mountain Yaobang Memorial Park in Gongqingcheng, Jiangxi province. Photo: Simon Song
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