In this file photo from June 2004, a policeman signals to reporters to keep their distance as four drug traffickers are prepared for execution in Xian in Shaanxi province. Photo: AP

China’s move towards abolition of executions must go on

Amnesty International says China executed more people last year than the rest of the world put together, a claim not possible to confirm or dispute because official figures are not released. Increasing transparency would help boost public confidence and, perhaps, provide evidence that the reforms are working

Topic |   Human rights in China

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In this file photo from June 2004, a policeman signals to reporters to keep their distance as four drug traffickers are prepared for execution in Xian in Shaanxi province. Photo: AP
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