tirsdag 2. februar 2016

Disappearances, Forced Confessions: China Targets Dissent

Chinese law may grant its citizens the right to a trial, but in today's political climate some critics of the government are asking whether it would be in a court of law or the court of public opinion. Since President Xi Jinping came to power three years ago, hundreds of Chinese citizens have vanished as the ruling Communist Party stepped up an alleged anti-corruption campaign characterized by disappearances that are often followed by high-profile confessions. Read more