A family home in Wuxuan with a picture of Mao Zedong hanging on the wall. Mao launched the Cultural Revolution, which caused a decade of political turmoil in China. Photo: AFP

How political hatred during Cultural Revolution led to murder and cannibalism in a small town in China

At least 38 people were eaten in Wuxuan during the violence and turmoil, but the authorities still do not want the details to emerge, according to high-ranking official who investigated the killings

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A family home in Wuxuan with a picture of Mao Zedong hanging on the wall. Mao launched the Cultural Revolution, which caused a decade of political turmoil in China. Photo: AFP
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