Silence shrouds 50th anniversary of Cultural Revolution in China and in the West
The bloody campaign launched by Mao Zedong killed nearly 2 million people and sent a further 4 million to concentration camps. Every Chinese has been marked by fear. But today, no memorial service has been planned and no newspaper article has appeared. The Party’s internal struggles and Xi Jinping’s fear of ending up like the USSR. Even today, as then, there are those in Europe who keep quiet and laud the myth of China. Many are predicting a return to the „great chaos“.
Rome (AsiaNews) – Fifty years ago, May 16, 1966, Mao Zedong launched a campaign to eliminate his rivals, beginning a period of Chinese history referred to as the „Cultural Revolution“. In an attempt to hide his failures in the Great :::http://www.asianews.it/news-en/Silence-shrouds-50th-anniversary-of-Cultural-Revolution-in-China-and-in-the-West-37508.html