Many of China’s 57 million military veterans feel badly treated and are pinning their hopes on a new law that is set to be reviewed next week. Photo: Handout

China’s new veterans’ law to be reviewed at National People’s Congress next week

  • Campaigners welcome news as veterans of wars and nuclear programmes continue to fight for better rights
  • Observers hope new legislation will also benefit 300,000 ex-soldiers laid off in military shake-up but fear it may fall flat at local level
Topic |   China military reform

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Many of China’s 57 million military veterans feel badly treated and are pinning their hopes on a new law that is set to be reviewed next week. Photo: Handout
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