Paramilitary policemen carry crystal meth seized in Lufeng in Guangdong province. Narcotics are one of many areas targeted in Beijing’s new campaign. Photo: AFP 
Paramilitary policemen carry crystal meth seized in Lufeng in Guangdong province. Narcotics are one of many areas targeted in Beijing’s new campaign. Photo: AFP 

Xi Jinping puts China’s mafia in cross hairs, but fears of judicial abuse remain

Beijing has launched a massive campaign to round up triads and the officials who collude with them. But similar campaigns in the past have notoriously run roughshod over citizen’s rights 

Paramilitary policemen carry crystal meth seized in Lufeng in Guangdong province. Narcotics are one of many areas targeted in Beijing’s new campaign. Photo: AFP 
Paramilitary policemen carry crystal meth seized in Lufeng in Guangdong province. Narcotics are one of many areas targeted in Beijing’s new campaign. Photo: AFP 
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