CHINA: High Tide of Terror

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Among the 80,000 ideographs in the Chinese language, none are charged with more meaning for the people of China today than Hsiao Mieh. In the abstract but exact language of ' China, Hsiao Mieh means "deprived of existence . . . done away with . . . otherwise disposed of." In the broader language of humanity, Hsiao Mieh today symbolizes the greatest planned massacre in the history of mankind.

Even the millions of Chinese who cannot read know the story these picture words tell when they see them written against a neighbor's...