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China: Secret Tiananmen Square memoirs of Chinese party leader to be published


Former Communist chief denounces 1989 massacre

Zhao Ziyang

The secretly recorded memoirs of the Chinese Communist party leader who was ousted for sympathising with the students during the 1989 pro-democracy demonstrations in Tiananmen Square have been released four years after his death. In tapes secretly recorded during his 16 years under house arrest, Zhao Ziyang, the former head of the Communist party, denounced the killing of protesters as a "tragedy", and challenged the party's subsequent rejection of democratic reforms. The tapes were smuggled...



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