Mourners pay tribute to Chinese Communist Party veteran and critic Li Rui at Babaoshan Revolutionary Cemetery in Beijing. Photo: SCMP

In death as in life, Li Rui, aide to Mao turned critic of China’s Communist Party, makes cadres uncomfortable

  • Shrouded in flag of the party, one of its most vocal opponents makes last journey at Babaoshan in stage-managed and censored ceremony his daughter chose to spurn
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Mourners pay tribute to Chinese Communist Party veteran and critic Li Rui at Babaoshan Revolutionary Cemetery in Beijing. Photo: SCMP
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