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China party mouthpiece laments spoiled generation

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The newspaper of China's Communist Party Monday lamented a generation who had never tasted "hard work" after a general's son was held for suspected involvement in a gang-rape, as hundreds of thousands expressed outrage online. 

China's national flag is raised at Tiananmen Square in Beijing on January 1, 2013. The mouthpiece of China's ruling Communist Party on Monday lamented a generation who had never tasted "hard work" after the son of a general was detained on suspicion of involvement in a gang rape.

Li Guanfeng, the teenage son of General Li Shuangjiang -- a popular military singer and household name in the country -- was held last Thursday in the latest allegation against privileged children of officials to spark public anger.

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