torsdag 7. mai 2015

Courts in China Face Balancing Act on Domestic Abuse

Domestic violence in China is ‘‘a huge, horrible issue,’’ said Susan Finder, a Hong Kong-based legal scholar and author of the blogSupreme People’s Court MonitorAcknowledging that, last March, the Supreme People’s Court and the Public Security Bureau issued detailed rules on handling family violence cases, saying for the first time that self-defense was justifiable and should lead to lesser sentences. Read more