A decorative plate featuring an image of President Xi Jinping is seen behind a statue of late communist leader Mao Zedong, at a souvenir store next to Tiananmen Square in Beijing on February 27. On March 11, the National People’s Congress voted to strike a constitutional provision barring the president from serving more than two consecutive terms. Photo: AFP A decorative plate featuring an image of President Xi Jinping is seen behind a statue of late communist leader Mao Zedong, at a souvenir store next to Tiananmen Square in Beijing on February 27. On March 11, the National People’s Congress voted to strike a constitutional provision barring the president from serving more than two consecutive terms. Photo: AFP
A decorative plate featuring an image of President Xi Jinping is seen behind a statue of late communist leader Mao Zedong, at a souvenir store next to Tiananmen Square in Beijing on February 27. On March 11, the National People’s Congress voted to strike a constitutional provision barring the president from serving more than two consecutive terms. Photo: AFP
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Why Xi Jinping personality cult in China brings back memories of Mao

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A decorative plate featuring an image of President Xi Jinping is seen behind a statue of late communist leader Mao Zedong, at a souvenir store next to Tiananmen Square in Beijing on February 27. On March 11, the National People’s Congress voted to strike a constitutional provision barring the president from serving more than two consecutive terms. Photo: AFP A decorative plate featuring an image of President Xi Jinping is seen behind a statue of late communist leader Mao Zedong, at a souvenir store next to Tiananmen Square in Beijing on February 27. On March 11, the National People’s Congress voted to strike a constitutional provision barring the president from serving more than two consecutive terms. Photo: AFP
A decorative plate featuring an image of President Xi Jinping is seen behind a statue of late communist leader Mao Zedong, at a souvenir store next to Tiananmen Square in Beijing on February 27. On March 11, the National People’s Congress voted to strike a constitutional provision barring the president from serving more than two consecutive terms. Photo: AFP
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