The high court in Zhejiang province has ruled that two men wrongfully convicted of murder should each receive about 1.1 million yuan (HK$1.25 million) in compensation after serving 10 years in jail.Tuesday, 21 May, 2013, 4:05am
The provincial court of Zhejiang recently reversed its 2004 verdict of a suspended death sentence for Zhang Hui and a 15-year prison term for his uncle Zhang Gaoping on charges of rape and murder. The two were cleared due to the inadequacy of the previous evidence and admission of new evidence. They had spent 10 years behind bars.6 May 2013 - 2:55am 2 comments
After his release in 1965, Wang Jingzhi of Jiangsu began several attempts to appeal his case after he was jailed for fathering a son with a soldier's wife. His luck finally changed last month when a court ruled a case of mistaken identity.7 Mar 2013 - 4:32pm 1 comment
An imprisoned Chongqing mafia boss who alleged that his lawyer fabricated evidence on his behalf - resulting in the lawyer being jailed for 18 months - has changed his testimony and said police in the municipality forced him to lie to frame him.26 Nov 2012 - 4:59am
Kuomintang honorary chairman Wu Po-hsiung has refused to say whether he expects the mainland's Taiwan affairs director, Wang Yi, to be promoted.21 Nov 2012 - 3:27am
A Nepali migrant worker who spent 15 years in a Japanese jail for a murder he did not commit claims he was tortured in prison and has urged Tokyo to reform its police and prison system.
Govinda Prasad Mainali was working at a restaurant in the Japanese capital when he was arrested on suspicion of strangling Yasuko Watanabe in 1997.9 Nov 2012 - 3:20am
Fukushima clean-up cost may be US$125b8 Nov 2012 - 3:58am
A Guangdong man who was wrongly jailed for 11 years has received about 825,000 yuan (HK$1.02 million) in compensation after being exonerated by a local court in 2010.
The payout was the highest ever granted under the national compensation law, according to his lawyer.2 Nov 2012 - 7:23am