Chinese war hero’s daughter denounces Beijing’s handling of Covid-19 | world news

The daughter of a Chinese general who served as the Joint Chiefs of Staff during the 1962 war with India has criticized Beijing’s handling of the Covid-19 pandemic.

A letter from Luo Diandian, the youngest daughter of Luo Ruiqing, hailed as the creator of China’s security and police apparatus, has gone viral and is being widely shared on non-mainstream Hong Kong websites, Chinese YouTube channels and telegram groups. In the letter written to a certain Ma Xiaoli, Diandian criticizes President Xi Jinping’s management of Covid without naming him.

In the explosive letter, Diandian alleged that the Core Practice of the Ninth Edition Covid Diagnosis and Treatment Plan is violated by the Dynamic Compensation Policy.

“It is not consistent with the mutation characteristics of the new coronavirus and lacks basic scientific thinking. It breaks common sense that professional issues are dealt with by experts. The direct use of the party system to implement the decrees is to break the routine of the administrative operations of the state,” reads the letter from Diandian.

The general’s daughter continues her veiled attack on Jinping, claiming that the leadership of Covid has caused the lack of separation of responsibilities resulting in chaotic government orders and out of control management.

“It not only saps the enthusiasm of executives at all levels who really want to do it right, but leaves them confused as to what to do,” she adds.

Diandian also alleges that not only the infected people are strictly isolated, but the huge crowds in close and sub-close contact are also completely isolated, further alleging the imposition of “unreasonably centralized control”.

Luo Ruiqing’s daughter called the communist regime’s extreme measures disrupt the normal order of society, while adding that the measures have created enormous difficulties for ordinary people’s lives in all aspects, including earning their living. life, education, housing and medical facilities.

“It shames and humiliates me to think that they, who still have power in their hands, haven’t even organized a decent ‘boycott’ when they and most people have been treated so unfairly,” he said. said Diandian, the general’s daughter. who was purged for opposing the Cultural Revolution which took place from 1966 to 1976. However, he was reinstated by Mao at the meeting of the Central Military Commission in 1975. Two years later he regained his position as Secretary General of the CMC.

Diandian ends his “bad” letter by expressing the hope that “Ma Xiaoli” can use his connections to let people who are willing to listen.


    Author of Indian Mujahideen: The Enemy Within (2011, Hachette) and Himalayan Face-off: Chinese Assertion and Indian Riposte (2014, Hachette). Awarded K Subrahmanyam Prize for Strategic Studies in 2015 by Manohar Parrikar Institute for Defense Studies and Analysis (MP-IDSA) and Ben Gurion Prize 2011 by Israel.
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