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Why celebrate a tyranny?

2 October 2019

5:58 PM

2 October 2019

5:58 PM

Seventy years ago, the authoritarian dictatorship of the Chinese Communist Party was established.

The “Great Leap Forward” which followed in the fifties was one of the largest acts of systematic genocide in world history, taking 45 million lives in just four years.

If an Australian politician attended a celebration day for Nazi Germany or the fall of Phnom Penh to Pol Pot’s troops, their position would no longer be tenable.

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