I have spent years documenting the mass murder (democide) of the Chinese people by Mao Tse-Tung. The resulting statistics, sources, notes, and descriptive history are in my China's Bloody Century: Genocide and Mass Murder Since 1900. My initial estimate of Mao’s horrible toll is in two parts:
- Civil War-Sino-Japanese War 1923-1949 = 3,466,000 murdered
- Rule over China (PRC) 1949-1987 = 35,236,000 murdered
This is now in line with the 65 million toll estimated for China in the Black Book of Communism, and Jung Chang and Jon Halliday’s estimate in their Mao of “well over 70 million.” On this see my blog ”Getting My Reestimate Of Mao’s Democide Out.”
Even my earlier figure far surpasses the 21,000,000 murdered by Hitler, including the Holocaust conventionally estimated to be 6,000,000 Jews. Yet, New York's Empire State Building was illuminated in red and yellow to HONOR the 60 year bloody communist tyranny over China.
The souls of the tens of millions of Chinese victims cry for recognition in vain. Weep for them.