October 1, 2010

Hidden cemetery tells Cultural Revolution story that Chinese leaders won't

At a lakeside park in Chongqing, tucked in the shadows between the trees and bushes is a cemetery that holds a story that many in China would like to forget. Hidden behind high walls and locked iron gates are tombs for Red Guards killed during the dark days of Mao Zedong's Cultural Revolution, a ruthless attempt to reinforce Communist party ideology beginning in 1966.

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