From China Daily:
Chinese judicial departments are piloting a State compensation system in more than 10 provinces to help crime victims and their dependants in a bid to extend it across the country.
Supreme People’s Court (SPC) sources have said courts in 10 provinces such as Shandong, Zhejiang, Hubei and Guangdong sanctioned 7.8 million yuan ($1 million) in relief funds to 378 victims and their families last year. More courts are likely to join the pilot project this year. [Full Text]