Private-sector workers are far more likely to find themselves caught up in China’s legal system. Photo: Simon Song

China’s top prosecutor urges courts to cut entrepreneurs more slack, as concerns grow about unfair treatment

  • Zhang Jun, the head of the Supreme People’s Procuratorate, said courts should try to avoid formal charges and seek probation when possible
  • Private business leaders and workers are far more likely to face criminal charges compared with their peers in the state sector
Topic |   China Society

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Private-sector workers are far more likely to find themselves caught up in China’s legal system. Photo: Simon Song
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Teresa Cheng returns to Hong Kong on Tuesday evening, almost three weeks after being injured during a protest in London. Photo: Winson Wong

Hong Kong justice chief Teresa Cheng received weeks of treatment in Beijing after injuring her arm in London fall

  • Cheng was surrounded by about 30 protesters in British capital on November 14 while on her way to promote Hong Kong as a hub of dispute resolution
  • Returning to city on Tuesday night, justice chief reveals she was sent to Beijing by Chinese embassy for weeks of treatment following surgery
Topic |   Teresa Cheng

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Teresa Cheng returns to Hong Kong on Tuesday evening, almost three weeks after being injured during a protest in London. Photo: Winson Wong
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