South China Morning Post’s Li Jing and Teddy Ng report on newly announced measures to...
by Samuel Wade | Nov 16, 2011
Global Times relates a story from the Southern Metropolis Daily about a “Mr Zhang” who was falsely accused of visiting a prostitute. Police hugely exaggerated the maximum prison sentence of 15 days in order to...
by Samuel Wade | Jan 14, 2011
Xie Zhigang’s death last month of “a sudden heart attack” highlights the struggle to combat use of torture and forced confession in China. From The Guardian: His widow said his body told a more complicated...
by Paulina Hartono | Aug 18, 2010
Stanley Lubman, long-time specialist on Chinese law, writes on police illegality for the Wall Street Journal’s China Real Time Report: The manifestations of police illegality are pervasive examples of a failure in Chinese...
by Sophie Beach | Apr 14, 2010
The former police chief of Chongqing has been sentenced to death in the corruption crackdown in the city. The Guardian reports: The case of Wen Qiang has been the biggest in a series of gang prosecutions in the south-western...
by Sophie Beach | Oct 29, 2009
Inside-Out China tells an interesting anecdote about the arrest of former Chongqing Police Chief Wen Qiang in the corruption crackdown in the city: Among the huge amount of wealth Wen Qiang acquired for being the umbrella for...
by Xiao Qiang | Jun 28, 2007
After Chinese cyberspace revealed the story of Yang Shukuan, a mafia head in Tangshan and photos of his private armored vehicles and stretch limo, the Beijing-based Christian Science Monitor correspondent Peter Ford chased the...
by Xiao Qiang | Jun 19, 2007
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