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Academic says China has reduced its execution of criminals by 60 percent to ‘a few thousand’ in 2015

1 month ago
Amedeo Tumolillo
change in the way the court system reviews capital-punishment cases led to China putting to death "a few thousand" criminals last year, compared to more than 10,000 in 2006, academics said at a legal forum.
By Amedeo Tumolillo
Amedeo Tumolillo is the editor-in-chief of SupChina and award-winning multimedia journalist. He previously worked at The New York Times and Spectrum. Follow him on Twitter at @hellotumo.