China expels Bo from legislature, set for trial

Published October 26, 2012 10:46 pm
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Disgraced Chinese politician expelled

Beijing • Chinese lawmakers stripped disgraced politician Bo Xilai of his last official position Friday, formally expelling him from the country's top legislature and setting the stage for criminal proceedings. Though largely a formality since Bo was purged from the Communist Party last month, his expulsion from the congress removes his immunity from prosecution.



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