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  1. 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 ...

  2. News - China Insider - JUSTICE

    Group accused of attempting to blackmail Hunan officials with sex tapes

    Posted Nov 03rd 2014, 04:41pm by Chris Luo

    ... two of the six members were indicted, and both received suspended sentences. Extortion is punishable by up to 10 years in prison, according to Chinese law. The local discipline inspection ... of the extensive anti-corruption campaign. The party’s discipline inspection apparatus has either suspended or sacked at least a dozen senior officials who were found “conducting adultery” or “having ...

  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

    ... 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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, ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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. ...

  8. News - China - JUSTICE

    Exonerated but still seeking justice after 12-year prison ordeal

    Posted Nov 11th 2013, 12:03pm by AFP

    ... Chen and Wu were handed suspended death sentences in 2001 and the others received prison terms as long as 10 years, reduced on appeal to between three and seven. “Confessions are cheap” The use ... or find work. “If they don’t resolve this properly, then I will appeal all the way up to the Supreme Court. I will sue the judge that sentenced me and the head judge of that court,” he said. ...

  9. News - World - JUSTICE

    Iran allows alternative to execution by stoning for adultery

    Posted Jun 01st 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... An article of Iran's Islamic new penal code, released this week, states that, "if the possibility of carrying out the (stoning) verdict does not exist", the sentencing judge may order ... are currently facing stoning sentences. According to local media, MPs had removed stoning altogether from the bill that they adopted. But the hardline Guardians Council of clerics and jurists, which ...



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