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  1. 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

    ... restriction on lawyers." There was speculation that widely reported cases such as that of Li Tianyi, the son of PLA singer Li Shuangjiang and who was convicted of rape as a juvenile, may have ... to criminal law seen as way to gag lawyers Mainland lawyers and legal scholars have expressed concern over proposed restrictions on what lawyers can disclose about their cases as top lawmakers ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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. ...

  4. News - China - JUSTICE

    Death penalty in China linked to social inequality, say critics

    Posted Oct 10th 2013, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... Mimi Lau mimi.lau@scmp.com Beijing has made some strides in reforming how death penalty gets meted out, but experts say more transparency is needed in system New cases spur debate ... case by the Supreme People's Court, the death sentence was upheld. "As long as there is still one person back at my home, tell them not to give up appealing for me," Xia said ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. News - China - JUSTICE

    Top Chinese court posts its rulings online

    Posted Jul 04th 2013, 12:00am by Keith Zhai

    ... recently posted its first batch of judgments on a new official website, including the original texts of verdicts in three death row cases. The most high-profile case was the verdict on Li Xingong, a former Communist Party official who was executed at the end of last month for raping 11 girls in Henan province. The top court said in 2010 that the judgments could be released online, ...

  8. News - China - JUSTICE

    China supreme court orders tougher sentencing for child abuse

    Posted May 30th 2013, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... Mimi Lau in Guangzhou Mimi.lau@scmp.com Supreme court orders tougher sentencing in child abuse cases Mainland courts have been ordered to mete out harsher sentences to child abusers, with the Supreme People's Court publicising three cases yesterday as precedents. They include the case of a teacher who was executed for his multiple rapes of seven primary- school girls. The top ...

  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

    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 ... being framed for things that I haven’t done.” In October 2006, her then 11-year-old daughter was kidnapped, repeatedly raped and forced into prostitution before being rescued three months later. ...




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