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    Former Red Guard regrets causing mother's death during Cultural Revolution

    Posted Aug 07th 2013, 04:15pm by Jeremy Blum

    ... “counter-revolutionary” during the Cultural Revolution- an act that led to her execution. Zhang Hongbing is a 60-year-old lawyer from Anhui province and a far cry from the young boy who accused his mother ... said in a recent interview with The Beijing News. Originally a member of the Red Guard, a social movement of young people organised during the Cultural Revolution, Zhang denounced his mother ...

  2. News - China - COURTS

    Trial over 1967 killing of doctor sparks netizen debate on Cultural Revolution

    Posted Feb 21st 2013, 12:00am by Amy Li

    ... A Zhejiang man in his 80s was tried at his home on Monday for allegedly killing a doctor in 1967 during the Cultural Revolution, the state-run China News Service reported on Tuesday. ... Xinhuanet.com  and Sina.com.cn and sparked heated discussion on weibo, China's Twitter-like social media service. "What about those big names who started the Cultural Revolution?" said ...

  3. News - China

    Red Guard remorse stirs ex-offical to seek apology from his attackers

    Posted Jul 03rd 2013, 01:04pm by Chris Luo

    ... Chris Luo chris.luo@scmp.com A former education official has demanded an apology from his attackers during the Cultural Revolution after reports of a rare message of contrition from a Red ... in liberal newspaper  Southern Weekly, Liu Guoren said one of his attackers had asked him not to seek revenge. “[During] the 10 years of the Cultural Revolution, I was publicly denounced ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Art with political twist goes on show

    Posted May 14th 2013, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Vivienne Chow vivienne.chow@scmp.com Works from decade after Cultural Revolution shift focus from monetary to historical values Art with political twist goes on show Political artworks from the first decade after the Cultural Revolution- by artists in the new arts hub museum collection that is yet to be seen by the public- will go on show across the harbour tomorrow. Over 100 ...

  5. News - China - CRIME

    Man in his eighties jailed for Cultural Revolution killing

    Posted Apr 03rd 2013, 04:43pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing A mainland court has jailed an elderly man for a murder committed during the tumultuous 1966-76 Cultural Revolution, officials said yesterday, after a trial ... units that engaged in mass violence and destroyed cultural relics. The authorities have never publicly estimated how many died during the Cultural Revolution, but British historian Roderick ...


    Former Red Guard apologises to his victims of Cultural Revolution

    Posted Jun 09th 2013, 12:00am by WU NAN

    ... Wu Nan nan.wu@scmp.com In an advert and letters, Liu Boqin confesses that he beat teachers and terrorised families, and now understood 'sins of the Cultural Revolution' Former ... to the Shandong Chinese People's Political Consultative Committee. The fact that he was in junior high school in the early days of the Cultural Revolution means he is in his early 60s. "As ...

  7. News - China Insider - CULTURAL REVOLUTION

    Another Communist Party princeling apologises for Cultural Revolution atrocities

    Posted Jan 13th 2014, 11:23am by Chris Luo

    ... the Cultural Revolution, the daughter of another Communist Party elder has also stepped up to express remorse for her connection to the death of her middle school principal 48 years ago. Song Binbin, ... two weeks before Song's historic meeting with Mao. She was among the first of educators to be killed during the Cultural Revolution. “I would like to express my ongoing grief ...

  8. News - China - CHANGING FACES

    Artist Zhang Xiaogang on the Cultural Revolution and how Chinese artists are perceived in the West

    Posted Jan 26th 2014, 05:35am by Andrea Chen

    ... million three years ago. Zhang discusses the impact of the Cultural Revolution on his artistic expression, how Chinese artists are perceived in the West, and how he views his legacy. Many critics see your works, especially the Bloodline series, as your critical reflection on the Cultural Revolution. It’s true that I can never escape from my memories of the Cultural Revolution, but my ...

  9. News - China

    Details of Cultural Revolution murder exposed

    Posted Feb 28th 2013, 08:53pm by Chris Luo

    ... took place in 1967, a year after the start of the Cultural Revolution, a ten-year-long period of social and political upheaval that paralysed China politically and economically. Hong, ... years. The court has not yet pronounced a verdict after the trial last week. Although the Cultural Revolution came to an end in 1976 after the death of Mao Zedong, officials have yet to announce ...

  10. News - China - HISTORY

    Cultural Revolution museum draws foreigners from Brazil, America

    Posted Aug 18th 2012, 12:00am by SALLY WANG

    ... Sally Wang sally.wang@scmp.com Mao-era museum attracts foreigners A museum in Guangdong that commemorates the victims of the Cultural Revolution has been drawing visitors from as far away as Brazil and America. Many of the foreigners are descendants of the millions of Chinese who died during one of the most destructive periods in China's history. The Cultural Revolution Museum, ...




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