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Akmal Shaikh

China's Execution a Subtle Power Play

Ben Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ben Cohen

The execution of Akmal Shaikh was another use of indirect aggression, showing the West that China doesn't care what it thinks and will do what it wants.

Will the Chinese Courts Allow Another Mentally Ill Individual Be Executed?

Elizabeth Lynch | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Elizabeth Lynch

The true test of a society's criminal justice system is how well it protects society's most vulnerable.

Shaikh Case Illustrates Need for Sanctions

Sarah E. Jones | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sarah E. Jones

The execution of Akmal Shaikh, a heroin smuggler who suffered from bipolar disorder, raises questions about China's treatment of mentally ill prisoners.

Mental Illness Coverage Is Mixed

Robert David Jaffee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Robert David Jaffee

I too have experienced delusions on an airplane. Though I have tamed my one-time diagnosis of schizophrenia, I did show psychotic symptoms earlier in the year when I was switching medication.