Historians believe somewhere between , and two million people lost their lives as a result of the Cultural Revolution. Perhaps the worst affected region was the southern province of Guangxi where there were reports of mass killings and even cannibalism. Appalling acts of barbarity also occurred in Inner Mongolia where authorities unleashed a vicious campaign of torture against supposed separatists.
Yet contrary to popular belief, the government was responsible for most of the bloodshed, not the Red Guards. As chaos enveloped Beijing in the summer of , foreign diplomats found themselves at the eye of the storm. By the following year things had taken a more sinister turn.
Anthony Grey, a Reuters journalist in Beijing, spent more than two years in captivity after being detained by Chinese authorities in July During the s, the Little Red Book is said to have been the most printed book on earth , with more than a billion copies printed. The Cultural Revolution officially came to an end when Mao died on 9 September at the age of In , on the eve of the 25th anniversary of the Cultural Revolution, she hung herself.
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