In this file photo from October 2013, a paramilitary policeman detains a woman who threw papers believed to be her petition papers near the main entrance of the Forbidden City in Beijing. Photo: Reuters In this file photo from October 2013, a paramilitary policeman detains a woman who threw papers believed to be her petition papers near the main entrance of the Forbidden City in Beijing. Photo: Reuters
In this file photo from October 2013, a paramilitary policeman detains a woman who threw papers believed to be her petition papers near the main entrance of the Forbidden City in Beijing. Photo: Reuters

Corruption in China

Corruption at top rung of China’s ancient petition system sparks calls for reform

Former vice-chairman of letters bureau took bribes to make cases disappear, official media reports

Topic |   Corruption in China
In this file photo from October 2013, a paramilitary policeman detains a woman who threw papers believed to be her petition papers near the main entrance of the Forbidden City in Beijing. Photo: Reuters In this file photo from October 2013, a paramilitary policeman detains a woman who threw papers believed to be her petition papers near the main entrance of the Forbidden City in Beijing. Photo: Reuters
In this file photo from October 2013, a paramilitary policeman detains a woman who threw papers believed to be her petition papers near the main entrance of the Forbidden City in Beijing. Photo: Reuters
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