Chinese residents gather near former Communist Party leader Hua Guofeng’s bronze statue in Jiaocheng, Shanxi, after signs that it might soon be torn down. Photo: Weibo

Save Our Statue: dramatic protest in China to save ex-leader Hua Guofeng’s figure from being demolished

Locals gather in Shanxi to protect bronze statue of Hua Guofeng, built in memory of Mao’s hand-picked successor who helped end the Cultural Revolution

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Chinese residents gather near former Communist Party leader Hua Guofeng’s bronze statue in Jiaocheng, Shanxi, after signs that it might soon be torn down. Photo: Weibo
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