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The book that uncovers a horrific Chinese massacre

In 1967, a two-month orgy of violence and hysteria swept a rural province in China and an astonishing 4,000 people were brutally slaughtered. Without the bravery of Tan Hecheng, the story of what happened to these ‘black elements’ – capitalist, bourgeois, landlord, homosexual – would never have been told. David Barnett on the journalist who uncovered the Killing Wind

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