Yuan Mu was the State Council spokesman at the time of the Tiananmen crackdown in 1989. Photo: SCMP Pictures

Yuan Mu, Chinese government spokesman who said no one had been killed in Tiananmen Square, dies aged 90

  • The official gained international notoriety following his defence of the crackdown on pro-democracy protests in the Chinese capital in June 1989
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Yuan Mu was the State Council spokesman at the time of the Tiananmen crackdown in 1989. Photo: SCMP Pictures
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