Jin Zhehong (shown in an undated picture) says his confession came as a result of torture. Photo: Thepaper.cn
Jin Zhehong (shown in an undated picture) says his confession came as a result of torture. Photo: Thepaper.cn

Where’s the proof? Chinese man accused of rape seeks justice after 23 years and four trials

  • Jin Zhehong, now 50, says previous confessions, which were used as evidence, were tortured out of him
  • Amid a rehearing by the Jilin High People’s Court, both prosecution and defence lawyers agree ‘the facts were unclear and the evidence is insufficient’

Jin Zhehong (shown in an undated picture) says his confession came as a result of torture. Photo: Thepaper.cn
Jin Zhehong (shown in an undated picture) says his confession came as a result of torture. Photo: Thepaper.cn
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