Lin Zhao

Hexie Farm (蟹农场):Who’s Afraid of Lin Zhao?

For his latest contribution to the Hexie Farm CDT series, cartoonist Crazy Crab pays homage to Lin Zhao, a dissident intellectual who was executed during the Cultural Revolution. On April 29, the 45th anniversary of her death,...

Police Silence Visitors to Executed Dissident’s Grave

Monday marked the 45th anniversary of the execution of Lin Zhao, a dissident who wrote criticisms of the government in her own blood while in prison. Despite her official rehabilitation in 1981, visitors to her grave have faced...

Tiananmen Anniversary: Memory of Executed Poet Resonates

Robert Marquand, former Beijing correspondent for the Christian Science Monitor, writes about executed poet Lin Zhao and Charter 08. Read more about Lin Zhao in Philip Pan’s book “Out of Mao’s Shadow.”...



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