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Artist hopes massacre mural will get Chinese tourists asking questions

Chinese tourists looked on curiously and took photos of a new piece of street art in Hosier Lane on Monday but they may not have “got” its meaning.

  • Carolyn Webb
  • The Age

The paste-up mural depicts “Tank Man”, who famously stood in front of tanks in Beijing, on June 5, 1989, a day after the Chinese army killed hundreds, or perhaps thousands, of political protesters.

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