Lawyer Zhu Zhengfu, left, says defendants are routinely considered guilty when appearing before the country's courts. Photo: Iqilu.com

Defendants ‘presumed guilty’ in China’s courts, says top lawyer

Presumption of guilt is widespread among law enforcers and leads to torture, delegate says

Topic |   China Parliamentary Sessions 2015

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Lawyer Zhu Zhengfu, left, says defendants are routinely considered guilty when appearing before the country's courts. Photo: Iqilu.com
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