Dai Huang was a veteran Xinhua journalist who was labelled a ‘rightist’ for opposing the ‘deification’ Mao. Photo: SCMP Dai Huang was a veteran Xinhua journalist who was labelled a ‘rightist’ for opposing the ‘deification’ Mao. Photo: SCMP
Dai Huang was a veteran Xinhua journalist who was labelled a ‘rightist’ for opposing the ‘deification’ Mao. Photo: SCMP

Dai Huang, labelled a ‘rightist’ for doubting Mao, dies at age 88

A liberal Communist Party member for 72 years, veteran journalist did not live to witness the fulfilment his youthful aspirations – freedom and democracy

Topic |   Human rights in China
Dai Huang was a veteran Xinhua journalist who was labelled a ‘rightist’ for opposing the ‘deification’ Mao. Photo: SCMP Dai Huang was a veteran Xinhua journalist who was labelled a ‘rightist’ for opposing the ‘deification’ Mao. Photo: SCMP
Dai Huang was a veteran Xinhua journalist who was labelled a ‘rightist’ for opposing the ‘deification’ Mao. Photo: SCMP
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