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China Covers Up A Museum For The Victims Of The Cultural Revolution

“Workers arrived bearing concrete, propaganda banners and metal scaffolding. They smoothed concrete over the names of victims, wrapped ‘Socialist Core Values’ banners around the main exhibition hall, placed red-and-yellow propaganda posters over stone memorials to the terror, and raised scaffolding around statues of critics of Mao.”
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