China’s former security tsar Zhou Yongkang, part of the “Petroleum Gang”, was sentenced to life in jail last year. Photo: Reuters
China’s former security tsar Zhou Yongkang, part of the “Petroleum Gang”, was sentenced to life in jail last year. Photo: Reuters

What NOT to learn from Zhou Yongkang and Ling Jihua: Fall of China’s corrupt party ‘gangs’ a lesson for its cadres

Chinese officials warned to toe the line as Communist Party makes an example of disgraced figures in the corrupt “Petroleum” and “Secretary” factions

China’s former security tsar Zhou Yongkang, part of the “Petroleum Gang”, was sentenced to life in jail last year. Photo: Reuters
China’s former security tsar Zhou Yongkang, part of the “Petroleum Gang”, was sentenced to life in jail last year. Photo: Reuters
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