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China Admits Corruption is on the Rise-

Posted by w_thames_the_d on January 11, 2011

File this under – “no shit- more corruption in China?”


“There was a slight fall in the number of people arrested and the volume of public prosecutions last year but a spike “duty crimes” involving such things as bribery and corruption.

Beijing Municipal People’s Procuratorate disclosed the information during its annual review.

The procuratorate said it issued warrants for 20,894 arrests and indicted 26,485 people during 2010. …

The authority also refused to issue 1,791 arrest warrants and chose not to prosecute 456 people. The conviction rate in cases that were prosecuted was 99.9 percent.”

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