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  1. News - China - JUSTICE

    Hawker Nian Bin in hiding after Chinese court overturns death sentence

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 11:19am by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com Fujian shop owner spent six years on death row; court did not address torture claims Cleared of poisoning children A man who spent six years on death row in China has gone into hiding after a landmark court decision cleared him of the murder of two children. The Fuzhou High People’s Court declared shop owner Nian Bin, 38, innocent ...

  2. News - China - JUSTICE

    Liu Yuandong faces charges over Guangdong freedom-of-press protests

    Posted Dec 18th 2013, 04:22am by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com Activist faces charges over Southern Weekly protests A Guangzhou-based civil rights activist has been charged with a criminal offence for his part in street demonstrations for press freedom after a high-profile censorship fight at the Southern Weekly earlier this year. Liu Yuandong was indicted on a charge of "gathering a crowd to disrupt ...

  3. News - China Insider - JUSTICE

    Tycoon Pan Shiyi swamped with petitioners as he's named Beijing's legal ombudsman

    Posted Nov 05th 2013, 12:51pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com Shortly after the Beijing real estate tycoon Pan Shiyi announced his appointment as a legal ombudsman for the city, petitioners have converged on his office to plead their cases. Pan, the chairman of Soho China and an internet celebrity with 16 million followers on Sina Weibo, said he found several people claiming to be victims ...

  4. News - China - JUSTICE

    Guangdong chief justice calls for reform of China's 'Soviet' court system

    Posted Jul 02nd 2013, 12:07pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com Head of Guangdong Higher People's Court calls for less interference from superiors and local governments, and changes to Soviet-style model Top judge says court system is outdated Guangdong’s top judge has criticised the mainland’s court system as unsuited  to a modern economy and called for steps to reduce interference ...

  5. News - China - JUSTICE

    Chengguan violence escalates with police beating

    Posted Jul 26th 2013, 12:05pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com Enforcers use police baton to beat officer A policeman has been beaten up in Qinghai province by a group of men, sparking outrage in the latest episode of violence by the notorious urban management force or "chengguan". Ren Jie, a policeman in Xining, the provincial capital, suffered injuries to his head when a group ...

  6. News - China Insider - JUSTICE

    Court’s Sina Weibo account promotes one-sided debate on disgraced Bo Xilai

    Posted Aug 19th 2013, 11:36am by Keith Zhai and Patrick Boehler

    ... Keith Zhai and Patrick Boehler Microblog comments on disgraced Chinese politician heavily censored A Chinese court, where disgraced Communist Party leader Bo Xilai is due to stand trial on Thursday, has set up a microblog gathering thousands of followers within hours of its launch. Comments on its weibo-only platform however remain heavily censored as the Chinese public struggles ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - JUSTICE

    Hong Kong women set to face Italian court in Berlusconi case

    Posted Sep 21st 2013, 12:00am by Patrick Boehler, Lana Lam

    ... Patrick Boehler and Lana Lam Pair alleged to have been part of tax and fraud scam linked to claims involving Donald Tsang HK women set to face Italian court in Berlusconi case Two Hong Kong women are set to face allegations of money laundering in an Italian court next week in a high-profile case linked to disgraced Italian ex-prime minister Silvio Berlusconi. The case is also ...



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