China’s disciplinary enforcers add ‘bad’ books, sex, drugs to serious offences

by William Zheng at

The Chinese Communist Party has widened its scope of violations and punishments, less than two weeks before the disciplinary commission holds its third plenary session, from January 8-10.
The new regulation from the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection (CCDI) makes clear that party members face expulsion if they are found to be reading unflattering histories of the party in private.