China jails man for Cultural Revolution murder

The Cultural Revolution radicalised young Chinese into acts of violence against "elites".

The Cultural Revolution radicalised young Chinese into acts of violence against “elites”.

A court in China has jailed an elderly man for a murder committed during the Cultural Revolution after a trial which sparked fierce debate.

Qiu Riren, who is thought to be in his 80s, was sentenced to three and a half years in prison, officials said.

More at BBC News CHINA.

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