Top China Boss Removed From Party – BBC

Disgraced former Shanghai Party Secretary Chen Liangyu has been officially dismissed from the CCP and relieved of all his government positions. From the BBC:

Analysts say the latest move against Mr Chen could take him one step closer to standing trial on corruption charges…

State media said Mr Chen, the former party secretary in Shanghai, had been handed over to judicial authorities and that his case had made a “very negative impact” on the image of the Communist Party. [Full text]

Read more about Chen’s case and a post on the recent developments from China in Transition.

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