TITLE

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

AUTHOR(S)
Lam, Willy
PUB. DATE
January 2013
SOURCE
East-Asia-Intel Reports;1/23/2013, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Newswire
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
86426786

 

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