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  1. News - China - CRIME

    Hebei dumpling poisoner sentenced to life imprisonment

    Posted Jan 20th 2014, 12:45pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... of poisoning dumplings causing around 13 people in Japan and China to fall ill and sentenced him to life in prison, state-run media reported. Factory worker Lu Yueting was reported to have injected the dumplings with insecticide in 2008 as a protest against his employer over pay. A court in the northern Chinese city of Shijiazhuang sentenced Lu to life in prison for the crime of “insertion ...

  2. News - China Insider - Live blog

    Live blog: Bo Xilai leaves court for life imprisonment in elite prison

    Posted Oct 25th 2013, 08:36am by Staff Reporter

    ... Xiyong, Bo Xicheng and Bo Xining, younger sister Bo Xiaoying and elder son Li Wangzhi. 10.44am: The court rejects Bo's appeal. His original sentence to life imprisonment is upheld, the Xinhua ... in court in what is likely to be his last public appearance.  Bo Xilai's sentence in first instance: Bribery: Life imprisonment (minimum 10 years, maximum execution) Embezzlement: 15 years ...

  3. News - China Insider - Live blog

    Bo Xilai sentenced to life imprisonment

    Posted Sep 20th 2013, 11:14am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff reporter Summary Bribery: Life imprisonment (minimum 10 years, maximum execution) Embezzlement: 15 years in prison (minimum 10 years, maximum execution) Abuse of power: Seven years in prison (maximum sentence) Video: Bo Xilai sentencing with translation Our poll Do you think the sentence of life imprisonment is a just punishment for Bo Xilai's crimes?     Reactions online ...

  4. Indefinite jail terms for youths slammed

    Posted Nov 14th 2003, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... Klaudia Lee Lawmakers call for a stop to detaining juveniles 'at chief executive's discretion' Juveniles sentenced to life imprisonment should know when they will be freed, rather than being given indefinite jail terms, lawmakers said yesterday. They urged the government to adopt a British-style tariff system instead of the minimum-sentence approach. Unionist ...

  5. News - World

    Turkey's ex-generals jailed 20 years for 2003 failed coup bid

    Posted Sep 22nd 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Silivri Initial life sentences for the three men reduced to 20 years as plot failed Turkey jails ex-generals for coup attempt A Turkish court yesterday handed down ... was formerly commander of the First Army, were initially given life sentences, but they were reduced on the grounds that the alleged plot had failed. The men have the right to appeal the landmark ...

  6. News - China Insider - CRIME

    Girl reportedly imprisoned in underground cellar and raped for 11 days

    Posted Aug 06th 2013, 03:02pm by Jeremy Blum

    ... Jeremy Blum jeremy.blum@scmp.com Victim only escaped after gradually cutting chains with a nail clipper A man has been arrested on suspicion of imprisoning an 18-year-old girl ... on well-known Chinese horror novels - 10 Sins focuses on 10 murders that occur in everyday life with little public attention, and Doomsday Cockroaches is an apocalyptic science fiction story. Chinese ...

  7. News - China - COURTS

    Relative of imprisoned Nobel winner gets 11 years

    Posted Jun 09th 2013, 10:55am by Associated Press in Beijing

    ... Associated Press in Beijing Supporters of Liu Xiaobo's family say harsh punishment of brother-in-law for fraud is an attack on activist's family Relative of imprisoned Nobel winner gets 11 years A court sentenced the brother-in-law of imprisoned Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo, to 11 years in prison yesterday - an unusually harsh punishment for a business dispute ...

  8. News - China - JUSTICE

    Petition mother Tang Hui clears hurdle in court appeal over labour camp imprisonment

    Posted May 20th 2013, 02:05pm by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao and Wu Nan A Hunan court has accepted an appeal by a woman to sue local authorities after she was imprisoned for petitioning for harsher punishment against the men who raped her ... A Hunan court sentenced two of the abductors to death, four others were given life sentences, and one was handed a 15-year term. Tang petitioned for harsher punishments but she was detained ...

  9. News - China

    Gu Kailai's suspended death sentence reflects recent anti-execution trend

    Posted Aug 21st 2012, 12:00am by CHOI CHI-YUK

    ... two years the sentence will be commuted to life imprisonment, or 25 years if the convict "genuinely demonstrates major merit". Further reductions are also possible. "There ... after the two-year reprieve … the Eighth Amendment to China's Criminal Law last year increased the mandatory minimum time served for life sentences from 12 years to 17," he said. ...

  10. Lifestyle - Books

    Three of the best from three local literary figures

    Posted Dec 29th 2013, 04:56pm by Adam Wright

    ... Chinese poet who was imprisoned after the 1989 Tiananmen crackdown is a harrowing story, and a side of China everyone should read about. 3. Escape from Camp 14 by Blaine Harden. This memorable ... and literary agency 1. Empress Dowager Cixi by Jung Chang. A highly readable, revisionist account of the woman who launched modern China. It's peppered with minor details from the life and times ...




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