‘Flesh banquets’ of China’s Cultural Revolution remain unspoken, 50 years on

At the height of the frenzy of China’s Cultural Revolution, victims were eaten at macabre “flesh banquets”, but 50 years after the turmoil began, the Communist Party is suppressing remembrance and historical reckoning of the era and its excesses. Launched by Mao in 1966 to topple his political enemies after the failure of the Great … Continue reading ‘Flesh banquets’ of China’s Cultural Revolution remain unspoken, 50 years on