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China’s new civil code light on individual rights reforms

China’s Communist leaders will this week introduce sweeping new laws that codify social responsibilities for the country’s 1.4 billion citizens while also providing some modest new protections. The preamble of what state media is calling China’s “declaration of rights” will be announced on Wednesday and is expected to be passed by the close of the […]