tirsdag 3. september 2013

China Debates Effect of Trial’s Rare Transparency

The melodramatic trial of Bo Xilai, the former elite Communist Party official, has been trumpeted by the state news media here as a sure sign that Chinese citizens enjoy the benefits of a robust legal system. Most Chinese saw headlines like this one on the Web site of People’s Daily, the party mouthpiece: “Prosecutors: Bo Xilai Pleads Not Guilty, so He Must Be Strictly Punished.” Read more