China’s Antigraft Campaign Bans Luxury Funerals

A tombstone in placed at a cemetery in Tianjin, China Photograph by Frederic J. Brown/AFP via Getty Images

China’s ongoing crackdown on the conspicuous consumption of Communist party members will now follow them into the netherworld. On Thursday, China’s State Council circulated guidelines for “funeral and interment reform,” as the state-run Global Times reported.

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