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  1. News - China - JUSTICE

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

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

    ... conviction rate in criminal cases. The use of force to extract confessions remains widespread in the country, leading to a number of miscarriages of justice. The authorities have occasionally exonerated wrongfully executed convicts after others came forward to confess, or because the supposed murder victim was later found alive. In one landmark case in June, the Supreme People's ...

  2. News - China - JUSTICE

    Rule of law 'not respected' in Zhou Yongkang probe, sources say

    Posted Sep 07th 2014, 05:08am by Keith Zhai

    ... Keith Zhai keith.zhai@scmp.com Politics and old ways trumped proper procedure in graft case, sources say Rule of law 'not respected' in Zhou probe The Communist Party leadership ... and the investigators say. "The central authorities may want to investigate the cases linked to Zhou under the code of rule of law, but in practice, the junior-level officials and investigators … handle ...

  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 ... Yuan said the top procuratorate would also give a new directive on inmates serving sentences outside prison. The move followed a nine-month investigation that uncovered 711 cases where ...

  4. News - China - JUSTICE

    Lawyers criticise top Hebei court for rejecting condemned man's rape and murder confession

    Posted Sep 28th 2013, 12:00am by Zhuang Pinghui

    ... Zhuang Pinghui pinghui.zhuang@scmp.com Lawyers slam rejection of confession A top provincial court rejected a condemned man's confession to a rape and murder committed two decades ago. The Hebei Higher People's Court yesterday rejected an appeal by Wang Shujin based on his confession to the rape and murder of a woman, whose body was found in a cornfield ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - JUSTICE

    Disruptive airline passenger's fate out of HK hands, family says

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 04:00am by DANNY LEE

    ... "The [Hong Kong police] officer dealing with the case said if the incident had happened in Hong Kong's airspace, they could make a decision themselves," said Helen Hughes, who ... on a specific case. However, its spokeswoman noted: "The incidence of criminal liability under [the Aviation Security] Ordinance upon a passenger while on board an aircraft is not determined solely ...

  6. News - China - JUSTICE

    Hawker Nian Bin in hiding after Chinese court overturns death sentence

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

    ... son, and his family. They also launched a campaign online, at first blogging and then, as Weibo became popular in China, micro-blogging the newest developments in the case. In videos they shared online, they documented harassment by local authorities who were eager to avoid nationwide publicity. On appeal, the provincial high court sent the case back to the Fuzhou court, arguing ...

  7. News - China - JUSTICE

    Rape victim's petitioning mother Tang Hui wins court review

    Posted May 21st 2013, 12:00am by Keith Zhai

    ... Keith Zhai keith.zhai@scmp.com Tang Hui, who was sent to a labour camp after petitioning the authorities, says she is not optimistic about her campaign for justice Rape victim's mother wins court review Hunan's high court agreed to hear an appeal by Tang Hui, the mother of a teenage girl who was raped and forced into prostitution by local officials. A lower court ...

  8. News - China - JUSTICE

    'Petition mother' Tang Hui's determined fight for justice over daughter's rape

    Posted Apr 25th 2013, 04:30pm by WU NAN

    ... Wu Nan Tang Hui, whose daughter was kidnapped, raped and sold to a brothel six years ago, should be bitter but is calmly resolute in her fight for justice A mother's hard labour ... known as the "petition mother" for her desperate and tireless visits to government authorities to demand justice for her daughter. Seven years ago, seven men abducted, raped and sold ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - JUSTICE

    Rape victims' pursuit of justice fraught with fear

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

    ... years, the majority of rape cases that have been tried by courts resulted in acquittal. Help was supposed to arrive by way of a long-delayed review of sex offences legislation by the Law Reform ... at Baptist University, looked into the cases of 22 rape victims for a study in 2011. Just three of the 22 had their cases heard in court. The problems start with reporting the assaults, Hung found. ...

  10. News - China - JUSTICE

    Top court seeks tougher penalties for sex offences by teachers and officials

    Posted Oct 25th 2013, 03:17am by SIJIA JIANG

    ... Sijia Jiang sijia.jiang@scmp.com Judiciary stirred to action following series of shocking assaults of children by teachers Court seeks much tougher sentences for rape of minors Amid a public outcry over a spate of rapes of children by teachers, the nation's top court is for the first time seeking tougher punishment for public servants who abuse minors in their care. ...




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