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  1. News - China - SECURITY

    Four Chongqing policemen to face trial for alleged torture under Bo Xilai’s crime crackdown

    Posted Apr 25th 2014, 04:16pm by MANDY ZUO

    ... officers will stand trial later this month on accusations of torturing interrogation suspects during the anti-triad crackdown of Bo Xilai’s former right-hand man. Their cases will be heard at two ... of forcing a confession by torturing the chairman of a construction firm, the newspaper said. Chonqing Daye Concrete Group chairman Lu Jian, who turned himself in for an unspecified crime, ...

  2. News - China - POLITICS

    Inside Bo Xilai's dungeon: victims reveal ruthless torture

    Posted Dec 19th 2012, 12:00am by Keith Zhai

    ... to torture suspects in the ruthless crackdown he oversaw. Many victims and police sources said that after weeks on the chair a suspect's feet became totally numb, and left them with long-lasting ... to the same kind of chair as her father at that moment, undergoing interrogation in various motels in rural parts of Chongqing, leased by the police and used as torture centres during the crackdown. ...

  3. Torturers now the hunted, ex-lawyer says

    Posted Apr 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Choi Chi-yuk in Xian chiyuk.choi@scmp.com Chongqing authorities plan to punish law enforcers linked to the use of torture to extract confessions during a sweeping triad crackdown initiated ... publicly since posting the controversial video- which was meant to be shown as evidence that torture was used on alleged triad members detained during the massive crackdown that began in June 2009. ...

  4. Online posts of crime boss' torture deleted

    Posted Jul 30th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Tze-wei Written accounts of a daunting expose of police torture used on Chongqing crime boss Fan Qihang were swiftly deleted from the internet yesterday, and the municipal deputy ... on Tuesday evening secretly taped recordings and transcripts of his meetings with Fan in a detention centre, revealing details of different methods of torture repeatedly used on the alleged crime ...

  5. News - China Insider - Bo Xilai

    Justice sought for those prosecuted during Bo Xilai's organised crime campaign

    Posted Oct 14th 2013, 12:20pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... have been detained in the campaign which lasted from 2007 until Bo’s downfall early last year, according to municipal statistics. Many were tortured. The city’s longtime police chief Wen Qiang ...

  6. News - China

    Little sympathy in Chongqing for partners in crime

    Posted Aug 26th 2013, 12:00am by Raymond Li, Keith Zhai

    ... people, including billionaire businessmen, government advisers, crime bosses and senior police officers. But Bo was eventually criticised for neglecting due process and using torture to extract ...

  7. News - China

    One year on, Bo Xilai scandal haunts Chongqing

    Posted Feb 06th 2013, 07:59pm by AFP

    ... One year after Chongqing’s police chief set off China’s biggest scandal in decades, the megacity has seen revelations of torture and corruption but little action on alleged abuses during ... businessman – one of the most lurid elements in the drama. Analysts say a stream of reports in recent months – including details of torture centres, hushed-up sex tapes of local politicians, ...

  8. Comment - Blogs

    Bo Xilai supporters gather in Chongqing

    Posted Mar 29th 2013, 11:04am by Patrick Boehler

    ... during the crackdown and many were tortured.   While Bo is still awaiting trial, Wang was sentenced to 15 years in prison last September on charges of bribery, breaking the law, abuse of power ...

  9. News - China - BO XILAI TRIAL

    Court's point-by-point verdict on Bo Xilai

    Posted Sep 23rd 2013, 12:00am by SIJIA JIANG

    ... of corporal punishment, corporal punishment in disguised form, or spiritual torture to interrogate and extort confessions is illegal. The "pressure" Bo faced did not involve any such act. ...

  10. News - China - CRIME

    Disgraced Bo Xilai formally charged over corruption

    Posted Jul 25th 2013, 12:00am by Keith Zhai

    ... under torture, said he had been waiting for this day for years. "I knew Bo would get punished one day because he went too far in breaching the law," said the policeman, who declined ...




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