CHINA: Uprisings Against the Reds

While Mao Tse-tung's armies took a mauling in Korea, his commissars were having trouble with the home front. Helped by the diversion of Red troops and resources northward, anti-Communist guerrillas had rattled the lid off south China. Lately, in the curious way which Communist governments often take to advertise their difficulties, the Reds described the situation.

After the Central People's Government Council ordered life imprisonment or the death penalty for .21 crimes (including draft-dodging, tax delinquency and the spreading of "false rumors"), Vice Chairman Peng Chen of the Council's Political and Legal...

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