Li Rui, pictured in 2006, was a long-standing reformist and one of Mao Zedong’s and the party’s most outspoken critics. Photo: AFP

Widow of Mao Zedong’s secretary Li Rui sues in Chinese court to demand return of diaries from Stanford University

  • Political veteran’s daughter Li Nanyang says her stepmother has filed a lawsuit in Beijing asking Hoover Institution to hand historical documents over to her
  • Li Rui, who died aged 101, was a long-standing reformist and researchers believe his writings could shed light on inner workings of Communist Party
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Li Rui, pictured in 2006, was a long-standing reformist and one of Mao Zedong’s and the party’s most outspoken critics. Photo: AFP
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