Destroy the Old! Mao's Cultural Revolution, China, 1966 - 1976

Destroy the Old! Mao's Cultural Revolution, China, 1966 - 1976

Maoists burning ancient Buddhist statues during the Cultural Revolution in China, 1967 The Cultural Revolution in China was launched by Mao Zedong, then Chairman of the Communist Party of China and started in 1966. Statues of Christ and other Christian figures have been defaced and smashed to pieces. 1960s Later on Mao endorsed the Red Guard movement at a huge…