CHINA: Wang Weasels

China has no constitution in the accepted meaning of the word, no bill of rights, and her greatest living sage Dr. Hu Shih (TIME, Sept. 9) has recently said: There has never been any attempt to define by law the limits of government action in China, nor has there been any constitutional provision for the protection of the rights and liberties of the people." Therefore the great powers were closely attentive, fortnight ago, when Foreign Minister Cheng-Ting ("C. T.") Wang cockily announced that his government had abolished the right ("extraterritoriality") of...

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