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10.11.2012 17:10

Bo Xilai as a Catalyst for Political Reform

The scandal has given reform advocates in China fresh and compelling reasons to press forward
By Hu Shuli

No matter how you look at it, the disciplinary process surrounding the case of Bo Xilai will have historic implications.

Details of the crimes committed by Bo, his wife, Bogu Kailai, and his former right-hand man, Wang Lijun, reflect a level of wrongdoing that threatened the legal system's dignity and undermined the rule of law for the sake of personal gain.

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