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China Reportedly Sentences Prominent Scholar To Life In Prison

AP | DIDI TANG | Posted 11.23.2014 | World

BEIJING (AP) — In a story Sept. 23 about a life sentence given to a Chinese scholar, The Associated Press erroneously said that political analyst Wi...

China Sentences 113 On Terror Crimes

Reuters | Posted 08.30.2014 | World

BEIJING, June 30 (Reuters) - China charged four people in connection with a deadly attack at a railway station in the southwestern city of Kunming i...

China's Criticized Penal System Abolished, Prisoners To Be Released

AP | Posted 02.26.2014 | World

BEIJING (AP) — In a step toward rule of law, China's national legislature on Saturday voted to abolish a much-criticized penal system that allowed p...

Horrifying Conditions At Notorious Chinese Labor Camp Revealed

AP | DIDI TANG | Posted 04.09.2013 | World

BEIJING -- A Chinese magazine's report on abuses at a notorious labor camp is giving reformers added ammunition in a campaign to abolish a part of the...

Liu Xiaobo to 11 years for subversion

AP | CARA ANNA | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BEIJING — A Chinese court handed down a harsh 11-year sentence to a prominent dissident Friday on subversion charges after he called for sweepin...