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Sophie Beach is CDT's Executive Editor. She lives in Berkeley, California.
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Badiucao (巴丢草): Big Tiger

For his latest CDT cartoon, Badiucao shows former security chief Zhou Yongkang, who is reportedly under investigation for corruption, wearing a children’s tiger mask. When President Xi Jinping launched the ongoing crackdown on corruption, he announced he would fight wrongdoing among both “tigers and flies” or high- and low-ranking officials. If convicted,

January 9, 2014

Zhou Yongkang’s Son Zhou Bin Faces Trial

The case against former security chief Zhou Yongkang appears to be building as his son, Zhou Bin, is seeking a legal team to prepare for his trial. Last month, Reuters reported that Zhou Bin had been placed under “quasi-detention” but the South China Morning Post now reports that his arrest has been formalized: Zhou Bin, 41, is seeking legal assistance over possible bribery

January 9, 2014