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Opinion: The current problems with China’s criminal justice system can be traced back to the first emperor of the Qin dynasty 2,000 years ago

2 months ago
Sky Canaves
The country is mired in age-old practice, where the law is a toy owned and bent by the powerful," writes Peter Humphrey, who was jailed for 23 months in Shanghai on charges of illegally collecting personal information. "Until that changes, nobody in China will be safe."
By Sky Canaves
Sky Canaves previously reported for The Wall Street Journal in Beijing and Hong Kong, where she covered media, culture, social issues, and legal affairs, and served as the founding editor and lead writer of the WSJ’s China Real Time site. Prior to becoming a journalist, Sky worked in the China corporate law practice of Baker & McKenzie, and she has also taught journalism and media law at the University of Hong Kong. She speaks Mandarin and has accumulated more than a decade's experience living, studying and working in China.

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