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China Death Penalty

China Considers Ending The Death Penalty For 9 Crimes

AP | Posted 12.27.2014 | World

BEIJING (AP) — China may scrap the death penalty for nine out of 55 crimes, including counterfeiting and smuggling nuclear materials, state media sa...

China Executes Man For Keeping Sex Slaves

AP | Posted 01.25.2014 | World

BEIJING (AP) — China executed a man on Tuesday who kept six women in a dungeon as sex slaves for periods of up to 21 months, during which he coerced...

Death Penalty Losing Momentum, Report Finds

AP | SYLVIA HUI | Posted 06.10.2013 | World

LONDON — Iraq executed almost twice as many people last year compared to the year before, while India and Pakistan resumed executions after aban...

China Sentences Money Counterfeiter To Death

AP | Posted 06.14.2012 | World

BEIJING -- Chinese state media say a man has been sentenced to death for forging currency worth tens of millions of dollars. The official Xinhua News...

Woman Sentenced To Death For Investor Scam

Reuters | Posted 06.06.2012 | Money

BEIJING, April 6 (Reuters) - A 30-year-old Chinese woman was sentenced to death by a court in Wenzhou for "cheating" investors of 100.11 million yua...

Death Penalty for Bankers?

Hoyt Hilsman | Posted 04.22.2012 | Crime
Hoyt Hilsman

That's the question that is raging through China these days as 30 year old multi-millionaire Wu Ying, once one of the richest women in the country, was sentenced to death for swindling $57 million from investors.

Farmer Gets Death Penalty For Poisoning Rival's Milk

AP | Posted 12.09.2011 | Home

BEIJING -- A Chinese dairy farmer has been sentenced to death for lacing her rival's milk supply with industrial salt, causing the deaths of three you...

China Orders Death Penalty For Food Safety Violators

AP | Posted 07.30.2011 | Home

BEIJING -- China's supreme court has ordered judges across the country to issue harsher sentences, including the death penalty, to people convicted of...

China Vows To Execute For Food Safety Crimes In New Crackdown

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

BEIJING — China warned Thursday that the worst offenders of food safety rules would get the death penalty in a new crackdown on an industry that...

China Executions Top World Rankings, Amnesty Report Says | MARK McDONALD | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

HONG KONG -- China executed more people last year than the rest of the world combined, according to a report published Tuesday by Amnesty Internationa...

China Executions To Be Reduced To "An Extremely Small Number"

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

China, which executes more people per year than any other country, vowed this week to cut back on the habit, ABC News reports. According to Supreme P...

China Milk Scandal: 2 Get Death Penalty For Their Role

AP | ANITA CHANG | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SHIJIAZHUANG, China — A Chinese court sentenced two men to death and a dairy boss to life in prison for their roles in producing and selling inf...