A filmmaker and a blogger are among those beginning to take on China’s notorious Cultural Revolution. Even half a century later, it’s a sensitive subject in China, about which young people know very little. But that may be starting to change.
Audrey Jiajia Li was a prominent TV journalist in China, but she quit before getting fired for complying with the official line. Now seeks freedom of speech on social media - but still lives with fear.
Fifty years after Mao Zedong launched the "Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution," Chinese society has still not found a consensus on how to judge it, writes Sinologist Felix Wernheuer.
50 years ago, China's leader Mao Zedong launched a socio-political movement that became known as the Cultural Revolution. DW examines the movement and its impact on Chinese politics and society.
When Mao launched the Cultural Revolution in China, left-wing students in Berlin were paying attention. Gottfried Schmitt was one of them. Today, he takes a more critical view but some of his convictions remain.
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