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Friday, March 25, 2005

Chinas' Death Vans

This article describes the death vans used to carry out capital sentences in China, one execution is described as taking place 14 minutes after sentencing. The article also reports that for the first time since 1949, there is discussion about the appropriateness of the death penalty.  [Jack Chin]

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In the truth is stranger than fiction department: Several Chinese provinces are using "death vans" to carry out court-ordered executions - in some cases, 15 minutes after a death sentence has been imposed. [Via Crim Prof Blog] THE death van... [Read More]

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