Monthly Archives: March 2022

Rightist Memoir XVI: Struggle Sessions, Revolutionary Committee and Red Guard Battles

Previous installment: Rightist Memoir XV: The Cultural “Revolution” Comes to Yanyuan Section 4. Pan Chaoyuan’s Struggle Session Of course the Sixth Brigade didn’t stop having struggle sessions because of my hunger strike. The struggle sessions were moved from the temporary storehouse … Continue reading

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Rightist Memoir XV: The Cultural “Revolution” Comes to Yanyuan

Previous installment: Rightist Memoir XIV: Rightists Taken on a Study Tour Book Two Chapter Six The Cultural “Revolution” Comes to Yanyuan In May 1966, after my study visit to Chengdu, there was a palace “fight” within the Chinese Communist Party that … Continue reading

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Rightist Memoir XIV: Rightists Taken on a Study Tour

Previous installment: Rightist Memoir XIII: Thought Reform in a New Brigade Chapter Eight  Rightists Taken on a Study Tour Under Guard In late March 1966, just as the arguments in our political study group were reaching a climax, the farm got … Continue reading

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Rightist Memoir XIII: Thought Reform in a New Brigade

Previous installment: Rightist Memoir XXII: A Model Communist Murders His Wife Section Seven The Sixth Agricultural Brigade Several days after the Spring Festival, a tall and thin middle-aged man in his thirties wearing a windbreaker who looked more gentle and quiet … Continue reading

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Rightist Memoir XII: My Second Hunger Strike

Previous installment: Rightist Memoir XI: Locked Up for Political Reflection Section Six  My Second Hunger Strike One morning in mid September, we gathered up our ragged belongings and followed Deng Yangguang as we moved to the Third Infrastructure Construction Company which … Continue reading

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Rightist Memoir XI: Locked Up for Political Reflection

Previous installment: Rightist Memoir X: Exiled to Yanyuan Reform Through Labor Farm Section Four  My First Two Months in the Small Cell Unfortunately, fate put us together for only one day and two nights in that small cell. That second morning … Continue reading

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Rightist Memoir X: Exiled to Yanyuan Reform Through Labor Farm

Previous installment: Rightist Memoir IX: Leaving the Valley of Death Chapter Five   Exiled to Yanyuan Farm Our five months of “recuperation” at Huanglianguan were much easier than the days that felt like years at the Ganluo Farm’s gateway to hell. … Continue reading

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Rightist Memoir IX: Leaving the Valley of Death

Previous installment: Rightist Memoir VIII: The Great Famine Section Four  Leaving the Valley of Death As expected, at the end of October, the Ganluo Hospital dispatched a four person working group to the Xixika company.  The team was made up of … Continue reading

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Rightist Memoir VIII: The Great Famine

Previous installment: Rightist Memoir VII: The Death Valley of Xixika Section Three  A Dark Summer In the early 1980s, I read some documents written by Chongqing City Communist Party Committee Secretary Liao Bokang. Yang Shangkun had, on the basis of the  … Continue reading

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Rightist Memoir VII: The Death Valley of Xixika

Previous installment: Rightist Memoir VI: Exiled to Ganluo County, Sichuan Section Two The Death Valley of Xixika Since Peng had just been taken away, I felt that that song was like a funeral song about the destruction of human life.  That … Continue reading

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