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Man Arrested for Killing 6 in Shanghai

A man has been arrested in Shanghai for the shooting deaths of six people, Xinhua reports: The 62-year-old suspect, a man surnamed Fan, beat a colleague surnamed Zhang to death at 5 p.m. Saturday at a chemical factory in the...

Police Quell Beijing Protest after Woman’s Death

A large protest broke out near a shopping mall in southern Beijing on Wednesday following the death last week of a 22-year-old migrant worker, according to Edward Wong of The New York Times, who reported that hundreds of police...

Forced Confessions Draw Fresh Scrutiny

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...

Li Chengpeng on the Murder of Baby Haobo

On her A Big Enough Forest blog, Liz Carter has translated an essay by social critic Li Chengpeng on the recent kidnapping-turned-murder of baby Xu Haobo. In the essay, Li also refers to the toddler who suffered multiple...

Huawei Denies Role in Singapore Project

The Financial Times reported last week that the parents of American electronics engineer Shane Todd, who died mysteriously in Singapore just before he was due to leave his job and return to the U.S. last summer, believe he was...

Two Tibetans Sentenced over Self-Immolations

Two Tibetans accused of inciting self-immolations were sentenced on Thursday. Following a trial held last Saturday, the two were convicted of intentional homicide in line with a legal ruling issued last month. Lorang Konchok,...

China Sentences Four to Death in Mekong Murder

CDT previously reported on the murder of Chinese sailors on the Mekong River and on the following investigation. Chinese state media reports the principal suspect and three others in the attack have been sentenced to death, from...

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