China Daily: Legislative discussion opens on reducing police rights

From China Daily:

China’s top legislators are considering reducing powers to detain suspects in order to safeguard citizens’ rights…

Under the new draft, the police power to detain suspects for 36 hours and keep them in jail for 30 days, would be cut to a maximum of 12 hours detention and 20 days in jail respectively.

June 27, 2005 9:00 PM
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