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How is opera used to popularize the law in Beijing hutongs?


"When those in power are resolute in upholding the rule of law, their state will be strong; when they are lax in doing so, their state will thus get weak. So no state can forever stay strong or weak." This theory, originating over 2,000 years ago, spells out the vital connection between the law and the state. China's Civil Code, which came into effect in 2021, contains 1,260 provisions and regulations. It covers all aspects of Chinese people's lives. How can people be helped to understand laws so as to solve problems and safeguard their rights and interests? The judicial office in Dashilar, the birthplace of Peking Opera, has used the traditional art form to disseminate basic legal knowledge. Click on the link to discover how opera is being used to popularize laws in Beijing's hutongs.

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