31 December 2012

A prominent group of Chinese academics has warned in a bold open letter that the country risks "violent revolution" if the government does not respond to public pressure and allow long-stalled political reforms.  The 73 scholars, including well-known current and retired legal experts at top universities and lawyers, said political reform had not matched the quick pace of economic expansion.

http://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2012/12/30/world/asia/30reuters-china-politics.html

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