Former Chinese official Yuan Mu – who said ‘not one person died on Tiananmen’ – dies at 90

Yuan Mu, a controversial former spokesperson of the Chinese State Council, died in Beijing last Thursday at 90 years old. Yuan garnered international notoriety for saying that there had been no deaths inside Tiananmen Square on June 4, 1989. He said that only 300 people, including 23 Beijing university students, had died during the Tiananmen […]