Law/Crime

June 30, 20124 Comments

Why 98.5% of Chinese want to abolish the crime of ‘whoring underage girls’

From 3g.cn On June 25, a symposium on the crime of ‘whoring underage girls’ once again drew the public attention onto the highly controversial legal concept. As the number of sexual assaults on young girls is on the rise, the outcry against the crime type is gaining momentum, as it is widely believed to have [...]

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November 29, 201138 Comments

Photos: The final 12 hours of Chinese women on death row

From IFENG Right before June 26, 2003, which is the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, lives of four female drug dealers incarcerated in a detention center in Wuhai were coming to an end. On the night of June 24, 2003, a photographer, with permission and consent from the relevant department and news subjects, walked [...]

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December 3, 2010No Comments

Chinese man jailed for 22 years until 2020 for “Hooliganism”, a charge that no longer exists; netizens’ comment

Niu Yuqiang (left) with his wife and son at home in Beijing From Netease 27 years ago, he, an 18 year old, was given stayed death sentence because he robbed someone of a hat and fought with his friends. 20 years ago, he, suffering from severe illness, was released on medical parole. He got married and [...]

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