Morning rush hour outside an underground station in Wuhan, in 
China’s central Hubei province, following the easing of Covid-19 restrictions nationwide. Photo: Reuters
Morning rush hour outside an underground station in Wuhan, in China’s central Hubei province, following the easing of Covid-19 restrictions nationwide. Photo: Reuters

China should go easy on zero-Covid violators now that rules have eased, former top court judge says

  • Those in the dock for hiding their travel history or not taking part in mass tests should be exonerated, according to ex-judge Huang Yingsheng
  • Rulings that are yet to take effect should be rolled back and sentences reversed, the former criminal cases judge at the Supreme People’s Court says

Morning rush hour outside an underground station in Wuhan, in 
China’s central Hubei province, following the easing of Covid-19 restrictions nationwide. Photo: Reuters
Morning rush hour outside an underground station in Wuhan, in China’s central Hubei province, following the easing of Covid-19 restrictions nationwide. Photo: Reuters
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