Friday marked the centenary of the birth of late Chinese reformist leader Hu Yaobang, pictured with his grandchildren in the 1980s. Photo: SCMP PicturesFriday marked the centenary of the birth of late Chinese reformist leader Hu Yaobang, pictured with his grandchildren in the 1980s. Photo: SCMP Pictures
Friday marked the centenary of the birth of late Chinese reformist leader Hu Yaobang, pictured with his grandchildren in the 1980s. Photo: SCMP Pictures

Chinese President Xi Jinping pays tribute at centenary of late reformist leader Hu Yaobang

Xi gives speech at event honouring purged liberal party chief, whose 1989 death triggered widespread mourning that transformed into the Tiananmen pro-democracy movement

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Friday marked the centenary of the birth of late Chinese reformist leader Hu Yaobang, pictured with his grandchildren in the 1980s. Photo: SCMP PicturesFriday marked the centenary of the birth of late Chinese reformist leader Hu Yaobang, pictured with his grandchildren in the 1980s. Photo: SCMP Pictures
Friday marked the centenary of the birth of late Chinese reformist leader Hu Yaobang, pictured with his grandchildren in the 1980s. Photo: SCMP Pictures
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