China’s ‘greatly improved’ legal system still depends on confessions extorted by torture

By Cheung Yiu-leung, vice-chairperson of the China Human Rights Lawyers Concern Group The unrest in Hong Kong since June is unprecedented since the 1967 leftist riots. History seems to be laughing in Hong Kong’s face today: the essence of the current conflict in Hong Kong regarding the extradition bill is Hongkongers’ distrust of mainland China. … Continue reading China’s ‘greatly improved’ legal system still depends on confessions extorted by torture