China will enforce measures to prevent extortion of confession by torture and collecting evidence through illegal methods, said a government action plan released on Monday. The National Human Rights Action Plan of China (2012-15), published by the State Council Information Office, pledges that no one will be forced to prove himself or herself guilty. The [...]
For the past few weeks, Guo Feifei has been a bundle of nerves. The 27-year-old foreign language college graduate had been working in Henan province as an assistant in a media company for nearly three years. Last month, she took the national civil service exam and the results will be revealed soon." Working in government [...]
TWENTY-SIX people suspected of trans-border weapon smuggling were arrested and more than 100 firearms, most with defaced serial numbers, plus a large quantity of ammunition and gun parts, were seized during a recent Sino-US joint law enforcement operation, China's Ministry of Public Security said yesterday. Officers from the ministry and their peers with US Immigration [...]
(Beijing) – On the campus of the China University of Political Science and Law, an eye-catching monument inscribed by legal expert Jiang Ping with the words “Rule of Law for Everyone" stands tall. At the university's 60th anniversary on May 16, Jiang said: “Personal independence and academic freedom is the soul of the university." The [...]
Beijing securities regulators are refusing to help U.S. counterparts investigate fraud charges against U.S.-listed Chinese firms. It appears to be dawning on officials at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that cooperative, cross-border financial investigations are completely foreign to China. Washington's regulators have been trying since late 2010 to gather information that could help [...]
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