Red Guards


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Red Guards

Chinese young people prominent in the 1965–69 Cultural Revolution.
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He established his Red Guards organized groups of urban youth whose goal was to search for those who didn't agree with Zedong.
Red Guards were no longer around, thankfully, though the police were none too pleased.
Multi-awarded 'Binondo' is a full-scale musical, a love story amid historical events in China and the Philippines: the Cultural Revolution and its human rights violations by the rampaging Red Guards, who were egged on by Mao Zedong.
As a young schoolgirl in the 1960s, she was an eyewitness to, and participant in, the mob violence of Mao Tse-tung's Red Guards, as they swept away the evil Four Olds (Old Customs, Old Culture, Old Habits, Old Ideas) to make way for China's new communist customs, culture, habits, and ideas.
Across the country, young party cadres and students, calling themselves the Red Guards, went on a rampage, terrorising, humiliating, and often killing those they identified as members of the bourgeoisie.
Pro-Kuan supporters hurled insults at the counter protesters including 'Red Guards' and 'Japanese lackeys,'reports Liberty Times.
When I first went to China in the summer of 1965 along with two other officials from Pakistan to study the system of Chinese communes, the young red guards could be seen parading in the streets of all major cities.
Violence, Periodization and Definition of the Cultural Revolution: A Case Study of Two Deaths by the Red Guards
"Those three are playing like the Red Guards (during the Chinese Cultural Revolution movement)," Ha said in a party meeting on the same day.
from the world," KCNA quoted Ri Il-bae, a commanding officer of the Red Guards, as saying.