Home | About Us | Contact Us | Site Map | Chinese
News | Biz | Pearl River Delta | Enjoy Life | Culture | Travelling | Pics | Cities & Towns | Gov Info | Specials
Home > News Brief > China
More cautiously handling of death penalty cases urged
Latest Updated by 2007-03-12 16:08:11
Related News
China's highest court to order provinces to retry death sentences
Local gov'ts set higher GDP targets than central gov't
Overseas Chinese communities condemn Chen Shui-bian's new secessionist remarks
Ambitious space program unveiled

China's four major law enforcement agencies called for more cautiously handling death penalty cases by jointly issuing a document on Sunday.

The document, jointly issued by the Supreme People's Court, Supreme People's Procuratorate, Ministry of Public Security and Ministry of Justice, underlined that the Supreme People's Court is authorized to exercise the final approval for death penalty cases.

It also asked law enforcement officials to strictly obey laws in identifying facts, collecting evidence, dealing with procedures and adopting punishments.

Also, some basic principles in handling death penalty cases has been drown by the document which asked to punish criminals as well as protect their human rights.

It requested not to parade suspects or criminals to the public for the purpose of humiliating them.

The document especially ordered to prevent law enforcement officials from inquisiting by torture, extorting confession, and banning any form of illegally collecting evidence.

Judges at different levels should pay more attention to the validity of evidence in handling death penalty cases, the document said.

It stressed that all law enforcement organs should cooperate with each other in dealing with such cases to ensure that every death sentence is made in a fair way.

Editor: Yan

By: Source: China View website
Previous:  Ambitious space program unveiled  Next:Political advisors vow to keep an eye on social security fund

Students celebrate spring festival with german students over the Internet

Flower fairs heat up festive atmosphere

[Guangzhou] Eight New Attractive Places of Liwan District Selected

Guangzhou-Foshan metro set up in the first half year

Zhang Ziyi China's Most Successful Woman
This site contains material from other media for content enrichment purpose only.
The website do not endorse such content and do not bear the joint responsibility of their copyright infringement.
The views expressed in written material posted to the bulletin boards of are those of the authors and/or publishers. The website does not endorse information products posted by organizations and individuals here. The originators of these information products are solely responsible for their content.
For copyright infringement issues, you shall contact within thirty (30) days. Email:
If you find any error in this page, please drag your mouse to mark the text with error, then press "CTRL" and "ENTER", to inform us. Thanks for your help!
Home  |  About Us  |   Contact Us  |  Site Map  |  Chinese
©2005 WWW.NEWSGD.COM. All rights reserved.registered number 020074 Terms of Use | Advertise | ICP Certificate No.B2-20050252
Guangdong Gov Link
Guangdong Gov Brief
State Structure
Guangdong in Brief
Laws & Regulations
Exchange Rate
Guangdong Guide
Museum Museum
University University
Eat Eat
Shopping Duting
Night Life Night Life
Weather Weather
Phone No. Phone Num
Consulate Consulate
Airport Airport
Travel Tips Tours Tips