German President Joachim Gauck gestures during his speech at Tongji University in Shanghai on Wednesday. Photo: AFP

German president slams communism in provocative speech to Shanghai students on his China visit

Joachim Gauck condemns ‘illegitimate’ communist rule in former East Germany for silencing its people and breeding culture of distrust

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German President Joachim Gauck gestures during his speech at Tongji University in Shanghai on Wednesday. Photo: AFP
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