Police officers stand guard outside a Beijing court during a Chinese rights activist's hearing last year. Photo: Reuters Police officers stand guard outside a Beijing court during a Chinese rights activist's hearing last year. Photo: Reuters
Police officers stand guard outside a Beijing court during a Chinese rights activist's hearing last year. Photo: Reuters

China's top prosecutor's office issues test rules to tackle prolonged detentions

Top procuratorate releases new guidelines for holding criminal suspects but rights advocates say they will do little for detainees in the system

Police officers stand guard outside a Beijing court during a Chinese rights activist's hearing last year. Photo: Reuters Police officers stand guard outside a Beijing court during a Chinese rights activist's hearing last year. Photo: Reuters
Police officers stand guard outside a Beijing court during a Chinese rights activist's hearing last year. Photo: Reuters
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