Xi Jinping's anti-graft campaign

Xi Jinping, Chinese President and General Secretary of the Communist Party, launched an unprecedented campaign targeting Party, government, military and state-owned company officials suspected of corruption after he came to power in late 2012. The Communist Party's Central Commission for Discipline Inspection, headed by Politburo Standing Committee member and key Xi ally Wang Qishan, has played a central role in this campaign, in which hundreds of officials across the nation have been investigated and prosecuted. 

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