White Terror (Báisè Kǒngbù 白色恐怖)|Báisè Kǒngbù 白色恐怖 (White Terror)
The White Terror, a pogrom of anti-Communists in Shanghai, left scenes of devastation in areas with suspected Communist sympathies.
The Chinese Nationalist Party’s campaign of violence in Shanghai—the “White Terror”—was aimed at Communists and labor union members in 1927. The White Terror suppressed Communist activity in the city and influenced the later strategy of the Chinese Communist Party.
The White Terror was the regime of violence established by the Chinese Nationalist