Thousands of Chinese military veterans gathered in Jiangsu province on June 23 to protest against attacks on other retired servicemen who were beaten up while trying to claim unpaid benefits. Photo: Handout

China drafts new law to protect veterans’ welfare, but will it pass muster?

Expert concerned the legislation will not go far enough to tackle the issues that drove thousands of frustrated retirees to take to the streets

Topic |   China military

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Thousands of Chinese military veterans gathered in Jiangsu province on June 23 to protest against attacks on other retired servicemen who were beaten up while trying to claim unpaid benefits. Photo: Handout
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