China's red rebel turns 100
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Li Rui: China's red rebel turns 100

Li Rui was born 100 years ago, shortly before the fall of China’s empire.

As a young man, he joined the Communist Party.

The BBC's Carrie Gracie met the former secretary to Chairman Mao - a man who dared to speak out then, and who remains an independent voice to this day.

  • 13 Apr
  • From the section China