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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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, ...

  7. News - China - JUSTICE

    Beijing police recommend trial for Xu Zhiyong, activist for wealth disclosure

    Posted Dec 08th 2013, 06:27am by NYT

    ... his lawyer, Zhang Qingfang, said. "Legally speaking, this means that the public security office believes that Xu Zhiyong's actions constituted a crime," Zhang said. Teng Biao, ... of Xu's lawyers had told him about the police decision on Friday. Zhang said Xu maintained his innocence. "Mr Xu has always been adamant that he never committed any crimes, that he was acting ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. News - China - JUSTICE

    Hebei city authorities try to limit petitions in Beijing

    Posted Nov 24th 2013, 06:32am by Keith Zhai

    ... petitioners could be criminally liable if their behaviour "constituted crimes". "I'm not sure if this regulation will become a boilerplate for other cities, but obviously ...

  10. News - World - JUSTICE

    Lithuanian court frees Irish man linked to Real IRA

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

    ... and prosecutors." Campbell's lawyer, Ingrida Botyriene, escorted Campbell to the Irish embassy after his release. "A person cannot be sentenced for a crime committed by state officials," she said. "The court defended the basic principle that the state cannot create a crime and then convict a person for it." She added: "We will be discussing possibilities to demand ...




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