Slideshow: The Mysterious Life of Hu Jintao

From the Time magazine:

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Hu’s ascent was greatly enhanced by his appointment in 1988 to Party Chief of the restive Tibet Autonomous Region, where he oversaw a political crackdown the following year. In this photograph he stands next to the Panchen Lama, a figure appointed by the Chinese to head the government of Tibet in the absence of the Dalai Lama.

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April 11, 2010, 4:34 PM
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