prisoners’ rights

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...

Official’s Death Fuels Concern for Shuanggui Detainees

The reported drowning of a Wenzhou official held in the Party’s internal disciplinary system has brought renewed attention to the welfare of shuanggui detainees. Global Times’ Hu Qingyun reported last week: A Party...

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