Yao Jiaxin

Student Executed for ‘Peasant’ Murder that Outraged China

Yao Jiaxin, a music conservatory student who was found guilty of murdering a peasant woman whom he hit with his car, has been executed. From the Independent: The swift execution of Yao Jiaxin, 21, who studied at the prestigious...

The Murder Case of Yao Jiaxin (Updated with Verdict)

Another case involving a car, a privileged college student, and a rural peasant, has inflamed emotions among Chinese netizens on both sides of the case. The assailant, Yao Jiaxin, a promising student at the Xi’an...



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