Chinese Communist Party clamps new rules for its members; bans public dissent
Near the centenary celebration of China's ruling Communist Party, it has revised the rules stating that no public expression of dissent will be tolerated.
However, according to the amended rules party cadres can ask for removal of leaders who are proved to be incompetent.
The Communist Party of China was founded in 1921 by Mao Zedong, will be celebrating its centenary year in July.
The new rules make it clear that the party will not tolerate dissenting views from its own ranks, especially airing the complaints in public.
In an effort to motivate the cadres, the new rules stipulate that work-related mistakes will no longer be treated as discipline violations.
Xi Jinping passed a rule in 2018 asking party members to give up religion.