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  1. News - China - JUSTICE

    Beijing court convicts two more New Citizen activists

    Posted Jan 30th 2014, 03:30am by AP

    ... Agencies in Beijing Two New Citizen activists convicted A Beijing court has found two more activists from the New Citizen movement guilty of disturbing public order and sentenced one of them to prison. Hou Xin and Yuan Dong were convicted of gathering a crowd to disturb public order, the Haidian District People's Court said on its microblog. New Citizen founder Xu Zhiyong ...

  2. News - China - JUSTICE

    Hawker Nian Bin in hiding after Chinese court overturns death sentence

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

    ... to death. He, however, appealed again to Fuzhou High People’s Court and on Friday morning was acquitted. The court said in a statement that the evidence was insufficient for his conviction. It did ... will tell us more about how serious the authorities will be at handling wrongful convictions and the use of torture in criminal justice.” Lawyer Zhang said she did not expect anyone would now look ...

  3. News - China - JUSTICE

    China issues new rule to stop wealthy from buying their way out of jail

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 04:07am by Andrea Chen

    ... applications for sentence reductions and parole if a case involves former officials, people convicted of financial fraud, gang members, terrorists, or other prisoners involved in high-profile cases. ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - JUSTICE

    Talks on Hong Kong-Macau deal over fugitive transfers at 'mature' stage: Rimsky Yuen

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 03:19pm by Stuart Lau

    ... at a "mature stage". His remark prompted questions about whether the Hong Kong law would require the surrender of convicted tycoons Joseph Lau Luen-hung and Steven Lo Kit-sing to Macau authorities. The pair have remained in Hong Kong after being convicted in absentia on corruption charges and sentenced to more than five years in jail each. Without naming individuals, Yuen said: ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - JUSTICE

    Ten years' jail too little for serial sex offender: judge

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 05:45am by JULIE CHU

    ... it is time to look at Cheung's case closely. It is not only to help him but also to prevent him from causing danger to society." The court heard that Cheung had six previous convictions ...

  6. News - World - JUSTICE

    Qatar court jails US couple for three years over death of adopted African daughter

    Posted Mar 28th 2014, 12:26am by AFP

    ... (HK$32,000) each and to be deported after serving their sentence. But reading the verdict, the judge did not specify the exact charges for which the Huangs were convicted. The couple, who say ... kidnapped by the Qatar judicial system MATTHEW HUANG "We have just been wrongfully convicted and we feel as if we are being kidnapped by the Qatar judicial system," Matthew Huang said ...

  7. News - World - JUSTICE

    Ex-Black Panther Herman Wallace freed after 40 years in solitary

    Posted Oct 03rd 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington Cancer-ridden former Black Panther released as judge reverses murder conviction US inmate freed after 40 yearsin solitary A terminally ill former member of the Black Panther militant movement, who spent 40 years in solitary confinement for murder, has been set free after a judge reversed his controversial 1974 conviction for murder. Judge Brian Jackson ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - JUSTICE

    Lack of transparency on legal aid decisions criticised

    Posted Apr 08th 2014, 11:25am by Austin Chiu

    ... of justice. If a defendant funded by legal aid is convicted after trial, his lawyer has a duty to submit a report to the department detailing whether the person has reasonable grounds to appeal. ...

  9. News - China - JUSTICE

    Shanghai medical student who fatally poisoned roommate is sentenced to death

    Posted Feb 18th 2014, 01:35pm by Andrea Chen

    ... a former master’s student at Fudan University’s Shanghai Medical College, was convicted of murder after he put a toxic chemical he was studying into his dormitory’s water cooler last March, ...

  10. News - China - JUSTICE

    Activist calling for end to one-party rule stands trial in Guangzhou

    Posted Jan 25th 2014, 03:48am by AP

    ... the same charge in separate courts in Beijing. A verdict in Xu's case is expected to be delivered tomorrow, and his lawyer said a guilty conviction was all but guaranteed. "We can say ...




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