Bo Xilai

After Bo Xilai’s Purge, Web Searches for ‘Organ Harvest’ Suddenly Allowed

Posts on popular microblog websites in China forward and comment on the fact that searches for "live harvest" and similar terms were unblocked. The terms, related to organ harvesting in China, were apparently uncensored for searching soon after it was announced that Bo would be expelled f...

Chinese politics: A spectacular fall

IF HE ever fell, it was going to have to be a great spectacle. And so it has become. Bo Xilai, a former member of the Politburo who had aggressively sought promotion to the most elite circle of power, was expelled from the Communist Party of China in grand communist fashion, with a litany of lurid c...