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The cemetery of the Communist Party elite is a source of urban legends about evil spirits who possess humans

he Babaoshan Revolutionary Cemetery in Beijing is the final resting place of the founders of the Communist Party and other high-ranking officials, some of whose ghosts are believed to target the living.
1 year ago
Sky Canaves
By Sky Canaves
Sky Canaves previously reported for The Wall Street Journal in Beijing and Hong Kong, where she covered media, culture, social issues, and legal affairs, and served as the founding editor and lead writer of the WSJ’s China Real Time site. Prior to becoming a journalist, Sky worked in the China corporate law practice of Baker & McKenzie, and she has also taught journalism and media law at the University of Hong Kong. She speaks Mandarin and has accumulated more than a decade's experience living, studying and working in China.
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