The statue of late leader Hu Yaobang was unveiled in his hometown of Liuyang, in Hunan province in October. Photo: Hunan Xinwen Lianbo

Liberal Chinese leader Hu Yaobang rises from the past with official statue in hometown

  • Hu’s death was one of the sparks for the Tiananmen Square protests; now the Communist Party is burnishing his reformist image
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The statue of late leader Hu Yaobang was unveiled in his hometown of Liuyang, in Hunan province in October. Photo: Hunan Xinwen Lianbo
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