China the NEW North Korea? Furious public reaction to 'budding dictator' Xi Jinping

China the NEW North Korea? Furious public reaction to 'budding dictator' Xi Jinping
 

On Sunday, the ruling Communist Party proposed to remove a constitutional clause limiting presidential service to two terms in office.
To do so would mean that Xi - who also heads the party and the military - would technically never have to retire.
The immediate and contentious social media reaction urged China to block some articles and publish pieces praising the party.
One Weibo user wrote: "Argh, we're going to become North Korea."
"We're following the example of our neighbour,” wrote another.
The comments were removed late on Sunday evening after Weibo, China's answer to... read more

 
26 February 2018 in World News, Views: 45
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