Chinese authorities say that criminal suspects must not be forced into confessing and that evidence obtained through coercion will be excluded from trials
"Prevent forced confessions, and do not force any person to verify their crimes," said a statement issued jointly by China's Supreme Court, state prosecutor, and ministries of public security, state security and justice. Yet similar efforts in 2013 did not put an end to the widespread practice of obtaining confessions through violence and threats.
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Oct 21, 2016