Zhang Yihe on CCP atonement

Source: SCMP (4/4/17)
Why one writer is fighting to call China’s Communist Party to account for its wrongdoings
Zhang Yihe says the party needs to apologise for wrongdoing during the Mao era and to cease curbing freedom of thought among the nation’s thinkers and intellectuals
By Stuart Lau

The writer and historian Zhang Yihe pictured in Hong Kong. Photo: Handout

Chronicling China’s history as it really happened rather than as the government tells it is a race against time for 75-year-old acclaimed writer Zhang Yihe, whose family ties to the upper echelons of the communist regime during its early years continue to be a source of her dissent and the focus of her writing.

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