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  1. News - China - JUSTICE

    Temporary curbs to cut prisoners' abuse of medical parole

    Posted Nov 10th 2014, 06:18am by Mimi Lau

    ... or people convicted of serious violent crimes will be limited. Controls will also be tightened on who can act as a referee or guarantor for the person applying for medical parole. Li said ...

  2. News - China - JUSTICE

    China 'executed 2,400 people last year', rights group reveals

    Posted Oct 21st 2014, 01:46pm by AFP

    ... Beijing took 13 offences off a list of 68 crimes punishable by death, including financial crimes. Additional reporting by Samuel Chan ...

  3. 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 ... of being an organised crime boss- in a Guangzhou court. Vincent Wu, 57, who has business interests in fruit trading and property development in Huizhou, is being tried as a Chinese national even ...

  4. News - China - JUSTICE

    Proposed amendment to Criminal Law just another way to restrict us, say Chinese lawyers

    Posted Oct 29th 2014, 05:01am by KEIRA HUANG

    ... miscarriages of justice. According to a draft amendment on "obstructing judicial administration", it would be a crime if defenders, appointed agents or other participants in a trial leak ...

  5. News - China - JUSTICE

    Hawker Nian Bin in hiding after Chinese court overturns death sentence

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

    ... was tortured to confess to a crime he did not commit. “Thank God, Nian Bin was declared innocent and immediately released!” Nian Jianlan, his elder sister, wrote online while at court.  Nian’s family ... handle of the apartment rented by Nian next door. When interrogated by police, he confessed to the crime. In 2008, the Fuzhou Intermediate People’s Court declared him guilty of murder ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - JUSTICE

    Top lawyers clash over fairness of city's anti-money laundering laws

    Posted Mar 18th 2013, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... China Morning Post that the law made it easy to prosecute and difficult to defend suspects. The Organised and Serious Crimes Ordinance makes it an offence for a person to deal in property "knowing or having reasonable grounds to believe" that these are the proceeds of an indictable offence. The prosecution does not need to specify or prove that the crimes that generated ...

  7. News - China - JUSTICE

    Beijing court convicts two more New Citizen activists

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

    ... months in prison. The court said Hou's crime was deemed "relatively light" and it spared her from punishment. Hou said by phone that police had privately asked her not to maintain ...

  8. News - China - JUSTICE

    Shanghai medical student who fatally poisoned roommate is sentenced to death

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

    ... said. “The method was ruthless, the harm to society was great and the crime extremely serious.” Lin apologised to Huang’s family, who come from Zigong county in Sichuan, at the end of the trial ...

  9. News - China - JUSTICE

    Heavily Muslim Xinjiang focus of most state security arrests

    Posted Nov 28th 2013, 03:40am by SIJIA JIANG

    ... Francisco-based Dui Hua Foundation. Endangering state security comprises a total of 12 crimes under the country's Criminal Law, seven of which are potentially punishable by death. Dui Hua said few ... to the authorities efforts to "fight the crimes of splittism, subversion and terrorism'', the foundation said, citing the lawbook. "Due to real and perceived independence movements, ...

  10. News - World - JUSTICE

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

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

    ... they were held. The three embraced the Black Panther movement- a black, revolutionary socialist organisation- while already in prison for lesser crimes. Wallace, who was behind bars for armed ... on the "incoherent" testimony of four prisoners who later retracted their statements. No fingerprints taken from the scene matched those of the men convicted of the crime, and witnesses said they were working ...




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