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Chinese Regime Announces First Senior Official to Get Sacked in 2021

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Chinese Regime Announces First Senior Official to Get Sacked in 2021

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Chinese authorities recently announced the first senior official in 2021 to be sacked under a sweeping anti-corruption campaign. Li Wenxi, former vice chairman of the Liaoning Province Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), was placed under investigation for violating laws and discipline, the Chinese regime’s anti-corruption watchdog announced on Jan. 25. The CPPCC is a political advisory body to the Chinese Communist Party. Earlier, a number of Party members associated with Li had also been sacked. For instance, former deputy director of the public security department of Liaoning Province, Bai Yuexian; and Liu Guoqiang, fellow CPPCC vice chairman, who had worked with Li for many years, who was arrested recently on Jan. 23. According to public information, Li, a native of Benxi city, Liaoning, began working as director of his hometown’s police bureau in April 1994. He rose up the ranks of the security apparatus and became director and Party …

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