A file picture of a courthouse in Jinan in Shandong province. Photo: Reuters A file picture of a courthouse in Jinan in Shandong province. Photo: Reuters
A file picture of a courthouse in Jinan in Shandong province. Photo: Reuters

China to ‘tighten up’ on illegally obtained evidence, protect criminal suspects’ rights

Pledges to improve judicial system come amid allegations by the UN and rights groups of forced confessions and politically motivated trials in nation’s courts

Topic |   Human rights in China
A file picture of a courthouse in Jinan in Shandong province. Photo: Reuters A file picture of a courthouse in Jinan in Shandong province. Photo: Reuters
A file picture of a courthouse in Jinan in Shandong province. Photo: Reuters
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