Oct 27, 2022

Did Xi Jinping Actually Purge Hu Jintao?

Dramatic footage of former Chinese leader Hu Jintao being escorted out of the 20th Party Congress has led to wild speculation. Was this a public purge of a former top Party official, or was Hu simply not feeling well, as Chinese state media claims? In this episode of China Uncensored, we look at what happened in the leadup to Hu being escorted out, Hu and Xi Jinping's relationship, and why Hu Jintao might have been trying to see contents of the red folder placed in front of him.

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