30 years later and the mystery of the Tiananmen Square 'Tank Man' is still unsolved

09 June 2019 - 00:00 By Reuters

He has become a global symbol of freedom and defiance, immortalised in photos, television shows, posters and on T-shirts.

But three decades after the Chinese army crushed demonstrations centred on Tiananmen Square, "Tank Man" - the person who boldly confronted a column of tanks barrelling down a Beijing avenue - is as much a mystery as ever...

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