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Posted On April 13, 2012
Bloodstained glory RT //knockrock: //aiww //blogtd the murder's husband was about to become secretary of the Political and Legislative Affairs Committee of the CPC, wouldn't that be [a licence] to kill whomever you want to?

血染的风采 RT @knockrock: @aiww @blogtd 杀人犯的丈夫差点成了政法委书记,那时候岂不想杀谁杀谁?


On April 10th Bo Xilai’s wife was detained on suspicion of murdering English businessman Neil Heywood, more information here

From Wikipedia: the Political and Legislative Affairs Committee of the Communist Party of China is the organization under the Communist Party of China Central Committee responsible for political and legal affairs. In practice the organization oversees all legal enforcement authorities, including the police force, making it a very powerful organ. 

Bo [Xilai] being cleaned out, is not a victory for justice, and not a just achievement, rather it is clear proof of the party being above justice.

I need to be braver, [Wang] Lijun said to himself RT //kappaer1: //kappaer1 //aiww something major really happened

Ah RT //isaachuyibin: //aiww Teacher Ai, I am thinking of joining you.

RT //freeaiwwblog: RT //hirshhorn: Hirshhorn presents #AiWeiwei 's "Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads," opening 4/19. //aiww

Wasn't it better to stay inside RT //E33 [the hottest topic] reports say former Party secretary of Chongqing Bo Xilai has already been expelled from the Chinese Communist Party Central Committee