A man convicted for killing a child is escorted by guards to a Beijing court. He was later sentenced to death. Photo: Xinhua A man convicted for killing a child is escorted by guards to a Beijing court. He was later sentenced to death. Photo: Xinhua
A man convicted for killing a child is escorted by guards to a Beijing court. He was later sentenced to death. Photo: Xinhua

China 'executed 2,400 people last year', rights group reveals

US rights group says leaked figures point to 20 per cent fall in number of people put to death

A man convicted for killing a child is escorted by guards to a Beijing court. He was later sentenced to death. Photo: Xinhua A man convicted for killing a child is escorted by guards to a Beijing court. He was later sentenced to death. Photo: Xinhua
A man convicted for killing a child is escorted by guards to a Beijing court. He was later sentenced to death. Photo: Xinhua
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