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  1. 12 years' jail for torture and killing of mentally handicapped man

    Posted Nov 08th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... other people were involved in killing Wong and dumping his body. Evidence showed that Wong was subjected to systematic and severe physical torture. The defendants and accomplices took him ... of prison terms after being found guilty over their involvement in Wong's torture. ...

  2. S Korean MP accused of torturing political dissidents

    Posted Feb 17th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... centring on a senior conservative lawmaker accused of torturing political dissidents. Former activists, backed by the ruling Uri party, have accused Chung Hyung-gun, an MP with the opposition Grand ... the victims that they were tortured, but Mr Chung keeps saying he never tortured anyone. He should participate in an open debate to find out the truth.' President Roh Moo-hyun's reassessment ...

  3. Three girls admit torturing 'friend'

    Posted Jul 13th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... minutes of torture, punching her, indecently assaulting her, burning her with a cigarette and pouring urine on her. Then they forced her to strip and took pictures of her. The ordeal was described ... defendant, she was told to lick the first defendant's shoes. Not wanting to be further assaulted, the victim pretended to lick them. After being tortured for about 90 minutes and repeatedly ...

  4. Chongqing execution raises political spectre

    Posted Oct 03rd 2010, 12:00am by Paul Moon, Paul Mooney

    ... Paul Mooney The execution last Sunday of Fan Qihang for murder, despite credible claims that he was tortured to confess, has raised concerns that a crackdown on alleged gang activities in Chongqing is a political campaign. It has also raised questions about the central government's commitment to implementing new regulations discouraging the police's use of torture ...

  5. Confessions beaten out of us, say triad accused

    Posted Dec 04th 2009, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... by police. Alleged triad boss Chen Zhiyi, many of his supporters and police officials accused of colluding with him told the Municipal No2 Intermediate People's Court they had been tortured ... alleged torture. He was told to provide evidence during the recess. He told the court he was beaten, tied to a stool and not allowed to sleep during his interrogation, and had been forced to sign ...

  6. Officer accused of hiring men to beat prosecutor

    Posted Nov 26th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... were accused of torturing a murder suspect to death during questioning, a report said yesterday. The Beijing News report came as the trial in Heilongjiang province of four of the suspects ... bribes from a county sand-mining plant. The cases add to the long list of allegations of police torture in recent years. In June last year, 40 police officers in Huazhou, Guangdong province, were ...

  7. 'Too light' jail terms for police criticised

    Posted Nov 26th 2009, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan A county police chief in Shaanxi and three underlings were jailed for up to 2 1/2 years for torturing a high school student who subsequently died in detention. In a case ... years, while Zhao Shuo, the officer who formulated the torture plan, was jailed for 2 1/2 years. A third officer, Jia Yangang, was jailed for 18 months, while a fourth, Li Hongwei, was given ...

  8. Police on trial for death of suspect

    Posted Nov 26th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... bribes from a county sand-mining plant. The cases add to the long list of allegations of police torture in recent years. In June last year, 40 police officers in Huazhou, Guangdong province, received were punished for providing fake evidence to help two officers cover up the death of a suspect who was tortured. The Guangzhou People's Intermediate Court sentenced one of the two ...

  9. Beijing lawyer's trial over faked evidence starts

    Posted Dec 31st 2009, 12:00am by Ivan Zhai

    ... lawyers face while doing their jobs. According to the indictment, Li Zhuang, 48,encouraged Gong Gangmo, to pretend he had been tortured or beaten by police to force a confession. The indictment ... the identification of Gong's wounds as evidence of torture. Gong is one of 14 alleged triad bosses arrested in the massive crackdown on organised crime in Chongqing since June. He and his co-defendants ...

  10. The guilty must pay for Khmer Rouge atrocities

    Posted Jul 27th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Duch's defence was that he never personally took part in the torture and executions. His 19-year sentence after reductions for time already served and illegal detention was not seen as heavy ... against humanity, genocide, homicide, torture and religious persecution. At best, the first trial will begin next year. If the judicial wrangling and political interference that have so far marked ...




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