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China Executions

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.

China Executions Top World Rankings, Amnesty Report Says

nytimes.com | 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...

Iran Hangs 3 For Rape

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Three men convicted of rape were hanged in Iran on Monday, iafrica reports. Two of the men were charged and convicted together of kidnapping and rapi...

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 Executes Two Uighurs For Pre-Olympics Police Killings

Guardian | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

China executed two men from a Muslim minority group today for killing 17 police officers in an attack in the country's far west that the government po...