» 08/26/2010, 00.00
Death penalty for Zheng Shaodong, corrupt head of anti-corruption force
The former director of investigations into economic crimes, received bribes for 83 million Yuan. Suspended death sentence. Experts: to fight corruption greater protection of civil rights of citizens needed.
Beijing court sentences Gao Zhisheng to three years in prison
The noted lawyer and human rights activist is found guilty of subversion. For the judges, his articles about corruption among Communist leaders are the evidence.
26/01/2005 CINA TIBET
Death sentence commuted to life for Tibetan monk
Tenzin Deleg Rinpoche was sentenced three years ago. His right-hand man Tashi Phuntsog was freed after suffering a physical and mental breakdown in prison.
Three Protestant leaders condemned without proof executed in secret
Xu Shuangfu, Li Maoxing and Wang Jun were condemned to death for murder. They were executed in a Heilongjiang prison without advance warning given to their relatives or lawyers.
23/05/2009 TIBET – CHINA
Two Tibetans arrested over March 2008 protests
They are guilty of having praised the Dalai Lama. Since March 2008 the Chinese police have been hunting out protesters non stop. The more fortunate succeed in fleeing to India after months on the run. Another monk is sentenced to life in prison.
State funeral and national mourning for former dictator Suharto
The funeral for the controversial former dictator was held in Solo today. Thousands of people attended the ceremonies. Susilo asks the population to show "respect" for a man who rendered a "great service" to the nation. The national political elite is silent on the serious crimes charged to the former dictator, who was always able to avoid appearing in court.
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