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  1. News - China - JUSTICE

    Death penalty in China linked to social inequality, say critics

    Posted Oct 10th 2013, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... Mimi Lau mimi.lau@scmp.com Beijing has made some strides in reforming how death penalty gets meted out, but experts say more transparency is needed in system New cases spur debate on capital punishment Early on the morning of September 25, representatives from a Shenyang court in Liaoning province went to the home of Zhang Jing with news her husband, Xia Junfeng, would ...

  2. News - China - JUSTICE

    Family of executed Hunan businessman vows to seek justice

    Posted Jul 17th 2013, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... The family of a Hunan businessman put to death in a "secret and hasty" execution vowed to keep fighting for justice yesterday as his cremated remains were returned home. The ashes of former property tycoon Zeng Chengjie were brought back to his ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - JUSTICE

    Rule putting HK$1m lawsuit cases into top court wrong, says judiciary

    Posted Jul 07th 2013, 12:00am by Stuart Lau

    ... Judiciary says rule that pushes such hearings automatically into top court should be scrapped The rule that lawsuits which involve a sum of more than HK$1 million must automatically be heard by Hong Kong's top court regardless of merit should be scra ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - JUSTICE

    Poor quality of court translations puts justice at risk, experts warn

    Posted Oct 14th 2013, 12:00am by Stuart Lau, Austin Chiu

    ... Stuart Lau and Austin Chiu 'Low quality' of court translations blasted The administration of justice could be at risk because of the poor quality of part-time court interpreters, say two legal and translation professionals. A barrister who speaks Punjabi says he notices flaws in court interpretation on almost every occasion when the professional service is required. ...

  5. News - China - JUSTICE

    China supreme court orders tougher sentencing for child abuse

    Posted May 30th 2013, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... Mainland courts have been ordered to mete out harsher sentences to child abusers, with the Supreme People's Court publicising three cases yesterday as precedents. They include the case of a teacher who was executed for his multiple rapes of seven pri ...

  6. News - China - JUSTICE

    Petitioner alleges police torture

    Posted May 24th 2013, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... Man protesting against alleged land theft claims officers abused him and his son A 55-year-old father of two, Chen Fengqiang, has claimed he and his mentally disabled, eight-year-old foster son were tortured under interrogation in a Zhuhai police station ...

  7. News - China - JUSTICE

    Police drop bail for Britons held in Guangzhou

    Posted Aug 28th 2013, 12:00am by Mimi Lau, Ernest Kao

    ... Mimi Lau in Guangzhou and Ernest Kao Investigation into shopping dispute ends without charges for the two women but no official word on whether they can return home Police drop bail for Britons held in Guangzhou Guangzhou police have cancelled bail for two British women at the centre of an alleged shop brawl, state media reported last night, but it remains unclear whether ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - JUSTICE

    Rape victims' pursuit of justice fraught with fear

    Posted Feb 24th 2013, 12:00am by Stuart Lau

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com Victims reluctant to report offenders because of the traumatic criminal process, and proposed law reforms won't make it much easier for them Raped, but TOO scared to seek justice Daisy looks and sounds no different to hundreds of thousands of other housewives across Hong Kong. But buried deep in the soul of this woman in her 60s ...

  9. News - China - JUSTICE

    The case that put China's rule of law on trial

    Posted Oct 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... Mimi Lau mimi.lau@scmp.com Lawyers who rallied in support of businessman Li Qinghong say his 14-year jail term is proof that the courts serve only to protect the party The case that put the rule of law on trial A controversial final court verdict against dozens of defendants in southern China this month dealt a vicious blow to a civil campaign mounted by scores of defence lawyers ...

  10. News - China - JUSTICE

    US citizen being tried as Chinese national on organised crime charges in Guangzhou

    Posted Feb 10th 2014, 02:56pm by Mimi Lau

    ... Mimi Lau in Guangzhou mimi.lau@scmp.com American businessman Vincent Wu tells Guangzhou court it's unfair to put him on trial him as Chinese national in organised crime case Citizenship row clouds 'mafia' case The question of an American businessman's nationality has taken centre stage in his trial on 10 serious criminal charges- including accusations ...




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