Wang Xiangwei
Wang Xiangwei
Opinion

SCMP Columnist

China Briefing by Wang Xiangwei

China’s crackdown on a corrupt judiciary has a long way to run. Zhang Jiahui is Exhibit A

  • Case of ‘the richest judge in China’, who was sentenced to 18 years in jail after taking massive bribes, may be shocking but should not be surprising
  • Corruption in Chinese courts is systemic. A widespread lack of accountability and transparency means anti-graft investigators face an uphill battle

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