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Father Murdered in Cultural Revolution, Liu He Now PRC Vice Premier

During my ten years in China, many people told me stories of barely imaginable cruelties that took place during the political campaigns of the 1950s and 1960s. I knew Environmentalist Tang Xiyang. Tang told me how his wife, a middle … Continue reading

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2010: Gao Ye Poem Dedicated to Victims of Mao Zedong Who Took Their Own Lives

Several hundred thousand Chinese were condemned as rightists in the late 1950s because they disagreed with, were believed to disagree with, some aspect of Chinese Communist ideology or policy.  Some were simply the victims of powerful people. Many died or … Continue reading

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Author of Anti-Rightist Novel, Chengdu Writer Yin Shuping Faces Bankruptcy and Persecution

In Chengdu Lonely,  Elderly Yin Shuping Took out a mortgage on his apartment to publish his book in Hong Kong, “Autumn Hope” Becomes Despair” Photo: Chengdu writer Yin Shuping, Chengdu 2011 [中文原文在英文翻译之后] http://www.rcdr.org.cn/content-191866-1.html by Dark Star   January 5, 2014   02:46:36 … Continue reading

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