The most important meeting this year on the calendar of the Chinese Communist Party opened Oct 20 in Beijing and runs through Oct. 23. At the Fourth Plenary Session of Central Committee of the 18th National Party Congress there are 5 issues that can be expected to be covered.
How Far Will Judicial Reform Go?
“With a law that cannot be put into practice, the law would simply be useless words. And the rule of law would be an empty talk,” said head of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) Xi Jinping during the central political conference in January this year. “Lax law enforcement and unjust judicial system are the results of only a handful of police officers have a sense of professional moral values.”
“Some of the lawyers, judges and prosecutors are working together. And together they become some sort of judicial brokers,” Xi said.
He has only said what the rest of the world (except the United States itself) has seen since 2008, and a little beforehand.
The former president of Poland said President Obama is failing America and has let the nation drift in a pit of moral morass, driving down its standing with the global community.
Lech Walesa, famed for his anti-communist crusade in the 1980s and as a Nobel Peace Prize winner, said in an interview with CNN’s Jake Tapperthat “in terms of politics and morality, America no longer leads the world.” Continue reading