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Jiang Weiping, journalist, dissident and PEN Canada Honorary Member spoke to OpenCanada.org about some of the challenges China’s new leadership will face.
Bo Xilai, the former boss of the Chongqing Communist Party, was recently sacked after a corruption scandal involving his family. Jiang Weiping, an Honorary Member of PEN Canada, is a Chinese journalist who served a six year prison sentence for “inciting subversion of state power” after he published an exposé of Bo’s corruption more than a decade ago.