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People’s Daily on Political Reform in China

On May 14, 2012, People’s Daily published an article on the subject of political reform in China. It stated, “The unswerving goal of the Party and the country is to actively and prudently promote political reform and develop socialist democratic politics.” The article explained that the "two aspects of political reform" are to “restrain power” and to “guarantee rights.” According to the article, what “restraining power" refers to is the supervision and control of public authorities,” and  to “‘guarantee rights’ means to respect and enrich citizens’ rights.”

Source: People’s Daily, May 14, 2012