Three U.N. Special Rapporteurs have added their voices to calls for information on the whereabouts...
criminal procedure law
by Cindy | Sep 13, 2016
When President Xi Jinping met his American counterpart at the G20 summit in Hangzhou this month,...
by Josh Rudolph | Jan 28, 2016
On January 5, the Furong district court in Changsha, Hunan accepted Sun Wenlin’s case...
by Samuel Wade | Aug 18, 2014
At South China Morning Post, legal scholar Jerome Cohen writes that Beijing’s promises of...
by Samuel Wade | Aug 12, 2014
At China Real Time, UC Berkeley law professor Stanley Lubman offers a brief introduction to the...
by Josh Rudolph | Apr 21, 2013
In 2003, Zhang Gaoping and his nephew Zhang Hui confessed to the rape and murder of Wang Dong, a 17-year-old girl the two had picked up while passing through Zhejiang province. Both were incarcerated until late last month, when...
by Samuel Wade | Apr 10, 2012
Ni Yulan, who has been stripped of her lawyer’s license, beaten until she could no longer walk unaided, and repeatedly imprisoned for defending the rights of forced demolition victims, has received a further prison...
by Samuel Wade | Mar 14, 2012
The National People’s Congress has passed a controversial amendment to China’s Criminal Procedure Law which will, if faithfully implemented, strengthen suspects’ rights in ordinary—i.e. non-political—cases. But...
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