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Great Famine Toll Contested as Mao’s Birthday Nears

Chris Buckley notes efforts, as the 120th anniversary of Mao’s birth approaches, to challenge estimates that tens of millions starved
October 18, 2013 12:12 AM

Pinocchio with Chinese Characteristics

In this week’s Drawing the News, online cartoonists ring the alarm bell on new Internet regulations, corrupt officials go fishing, and marionettes
January 4, 2013 2:42 PM

The Fight for the History of China’s Great Famine

The Guardian’s Tania Branigan interviews former Xinhua journalist Yang Jisheng, author of Tombstone: The Great Chinese Famine. The book,
January 3, 2013 6:49 PM