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  1. News - China - JUSTICE

    Hawker Nian Bin in hiding after Chinese court overturns death sentence

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

    ... to treat cases like this with a final suspended death sentences as a compromise, at most the suspects are released on bail,” she said. “How the authorities handle the aftermath of Nian’s acquittal ... of the fatal poisoning of two children in 2006, it said in a statement on Friday. The court reversed the death sentence first handed out by the Fuzhou Intermediate People’s Court in 2008. Fujian ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1579020/landmark-ruling-overturns-chinese-shop-owners-death-sentence
  2. News - China - JUSTICE

    Three jailed, 13 given suspended terms for violent pollution protest

    Posted Feb 07th 2013, 02:59pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Shanghai Three people were jailed and 13 given suspended sentences for their roles in a violent anti-pollution protest last year. A court in Qidong, Jiangsu ... sentenced to between a year and 18 months in jail, the news agency said, but it did not give exact details of their crimes. A further 13 people were given similar sentences, but the court suspended ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1145246/three-jailed-13-given-suspended-terms-violent-pollution-protest
  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

    ... Andrea Chen andrea.chen@scmp.com Prosecutors told to keep a closer watch on bids by wealthy and powerful inmates to buy their way to shorter sentences or early release Parole rules to stop ... sentences. The instructions came in a new directive on sentence reductions and parole. The Supreme People's Procuratorate announced yesterday that local prosecution staff must review all ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1580977/prosecutors-order-close-watch-applications-get-out-jail-early
  4. News - China - JUSTICE

    China supreme court orders tougher sentencing for child abuse

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

    ... and photographed them while they were being abused. The two other cases the court cited involved non-sexual offences against children: a stepmother was given a suspended death sentence for torturing her ... 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, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1249276/supreme-court-orders-tougher-sentencing-child-abuse
  5. News - Hong Kong - JUSTICE

    Talks on Hong Kong-Macau deal over fugitive transfers at 'mature' stage: Rimsky Yuen

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 03:19pm by Stuart Lau

    ... authorities. The pair have remained in Hong Kong after being convicted in absentia on corruption charges and sentenced to more than five years in jail each. Without naming individuals, Yuen said: ... years in May 2012. The pair, each sentenced to five years and three months in jail in Macau, have appealed against their convictions. The absence of a fugitive transfer agreement between ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1546525/talks-hong-kong-macau-extradition-pact-mature-stage-rimsky-yuen
  6. News - China - JUSTICE

    Shanghai medical student who fatally poisoned roommate is sentenced to death

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

    ... Andrea Chen andrea.chen@scmp.com Lin Senhao sentenced to die after putting toxic chemical in drinking water dispenser and killing roommate at Shanghai Medical College Ex-student gets death for fatal poison 'joke' A former Shanghai medical student who fatally poisoned his roommate last year in what he said was an April Fool’s joke was sentenced to death yesterday. Lin Senhao, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1430224/shanghai-medical-student-who-fatally-poisoned-roommate-sentenced-death
  7. News - China - JUSTICE

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

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

    ... or that lead to injury, pregnancy or sexually-transmitted diseases. The guidelines also call for suspended sentences to be avoided where possible and that the privacy of victims be better protected ... 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1339134/top-court-seeks-tougher-penalties-sex-offences-teachers-and-officials
  8. News - China - JUSTICE

    Death penalty in China linked to social inequality, say critics

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

    ... received a suspended death sentence last year, and could be released from jail after serving nine years, on the grounds of medical parole, according to the Dui Hua Foundation, a US-based group ... to that of Gu," he said. Rights lawyer Liu Xiaoyuan agreed. "In cases like Xia's, a suspended death penalty is more than enough, but he was nevertheless given a harsh sentence," Liu said. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1328159/death-penalty-china-linked-social-inequality-say-critics
  9. News - Hong Kong - JUSTICE

    Ten years' jail too little for serial sex offender: judge

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 05:45am by JULIE CHU

    ... 31 last year, telling her to shut up if she did not want to die. "The maximum sentence is insufficient in this case," Madam Justice Esther Toh Lye-ping said. "I think ... including four for indecent assault or similar charges between 2002 and 2009, all of which he admitted and for which he was sentenced to jail terms ranging from 28 months to 61/2 years. In the most ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1483246/ten-years-jail-too-little-serial-sex-offender-judge
  10. News - China - JUSTICE

    Hawker's widow vows to keep up fight

    Posted Oct 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Adrian Wan

    ... Chongqing party chief Bo Xilai's wife Gu Kailai, who was convicted of murdering British businessman Neil Heywood, but given a suspended death sentence. Hours ahead of Xia's funeral, ... to their office and beat him. Xia took out a knife and killed two officers and wounded a third. He was convicted of intentional homicide and sentenced to death in November 2009. The Supreme People's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1322450/hawkers-widow-vows-keep-fight

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