In Remembrance of Zhang Zhixin

In Remembrance of Zhang Zhixin

39 years ago, after spending six years in prison, proud Communist Party member Zhang Zhixin (12/5/1930 – 4/4/1975) was executed for her criticism of the personality cult of Mao and extreme leftism amid the Cultural Revolution. On the anniversary of her execution, Weibo user @秃头倔人 posted the following illustration:

@秃头倔人:Today, we commemorate Zhang Zhixin! For Maoming, for Pingdu, for Jiansanjiang! Alas, Zhixin, you placed your head on the scale of life, taking all the weight out of those heedless of humanity. For liberty, for truth, Zhixin, you feared not the dangers wrought by the fierce and cruel, and walked calmly to your execution ground! [39 years ago today, on April 4, 1975, Zhang Zhixin sacrificed her life for truth.]

今天,我们祭奠张志新!为茂名,为平度,为贱三江!呜呼,志新,把带血的头颅,放在生命的天平上,让所有的苟活者,都失去了重量。壮哉,志新,为自由,为真理,不惧刀山火海豺狼虎豹,从容赴刑场![1975年4月4日,39年前的今天,张志新为真理捐躯] ZhangZhixin

Four years after her execution, Zhang Zhixin was posthumously rehabilitated as a “martyr.” @秃头倔人‘s weibo has been censored by Sina.

Via CDT Chinese.

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