The Supreme People’s Court is responsible for approving China’s death sentences. Photo: AFP

China’s death penalty is popular and releasing data will fuel calls for more executions, judge says

  • ‘A life for a life’ is ingrained among ordinary folk, says judge
  • Social credit blacklists also praised by judge as incentive for people to carry out court-mandated tasks such as paying debts
Topic |   Human rights in China

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The Supreme People’s Court is responsible for approving China’s death sentences. Photo: AFP
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