On the 26th of September, the state news agency Xinhua, published an official account on the investigation on Bo XiLai, the ex-communist party leader of Chongqing (a Southern Chinese city with a population of more than 28 million). In the report, Bo is accused of “bribing”, “involvement” in the murderer of British Businessman Neil HeyWood and “sexual relationships with many woman”. In China, such a public allegation from the voice of the government, ensures Bo’s falling of grace.
A murder came to light
In November, 2011, Neil Heywood, an English businessman working in China, was found dead in his hotel room in Chongqing. Official reports decided the cause of death to be alcohol-induced heart-attack. His body was quickly and quietly cremated. Most Chinese people carried on their lives without knowledge of his existence or demise.
The Dead never talk, but the living person does. Three months after the mysterious…
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