Judgment Day for princeling Bo Xilai: Hard time or a salute to Xi's 'Chinese-style rule by law'?

Lam, Willy
January 2013
East-Asia-Intel Reports;1/23/2013, p6
The article reports that the Politburo Standing Committee and the Central Political-Legal Commission in China are set to decide on the case of former Politburo member Bo Xilai before the end of February 2013. It mentions the possibility for him to face a suspended death sentence. It notes the convention that the heaviest penalty for former members of Politburo is 20 years in jail. It also emphasizes one of the reasons in completing the case's judicial proceeding is Bo's health deterioration.


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