Zhang Qinli, a local Communist Party chief who was jailed after the Cultural Revolution and died in 2004, casts a shadow over the current leadership
In the political purge that followed the Cultural Revolution, Zhang was sentenced to 13 years in prison, and since his death he has become a hero of sorts among Maoists who challenge the official narrative of the period as an unqualified disaster for the country.
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