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China: Court sentences man to five years imprisonment for selling endangered animals

China: Court sentences man to five years imprisonment for selling endangered animals

The man, who has been identified by his surname Wei, conducted his business on social media platforms and managed pet stores that sold animals including otters, boa constrictors and toucans since 2015, the people's court of Dongxing city said.

May 18, 2017, 16:37 PM IST

Chinese court sentences rights lawyer in secret trial

China sentenced a prominent human rights lawyer to a three-year suspended sentence Friday following a secret trial, raising concerns the country is moving to further reduce transparency in high-profile, politically sensitive cases.


Apr 28, 2017, 13:04 PM IST

China court jails 24 over USD 1.5 bn financial fraud

A court in southern China has jailed 24 people for fraudulently raising nearly 10 billion yuan ($1.5 billion) in one of the country`s biggest financial scams, the official Xinhua news agency said.

Mar 01, 2016, 10:47 AM IST

China killer gets death years after teen`s wrongful execution

A Chinese court on Monday sentenced a convicted serial killer to death for a murder he confessed to a decade ago, and 19 years after a teenager was executed for the crime. 

Feb 09, 2015, 11:27 AM IST

Jackie Chan's son sentenced to six months in jail in China

Beijing: Hollywood Kung fu superstar Jackie Chan's son was Thursday sentenced to six months in jail by a Chinese court here for drug offenses, a far lighter sentence than that was projected ahead of his trial.

Jan 09, 2015, 15:34 PM IST

China to pay USD 322,000 compensation for wrong conviction

A USD 322,000 will be paid as compensation to the parents of a man who was wrongly convicted and executed for rape and murder in 1996 by a Chinese court.

Dec 31, 2014, 14:27 PM IST

Eight sentenced to die for attacks in China`s Xinjiang: CCTV

 A Chinese court condemned eight people to death Monday for two deadly attacks in Xinjiang, as Beijing cracks down hard on violence in the homeland of the mostly Muslim Uighur minority.

Dec 08, 2014, 15:24 PM IST

Drugmaker GSK says fined $490 mn in China graft probe

A Chinese court on Friday fined British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline 3 billion yuan (USD 490 million) following a nearly year-long bribery probe, the company said.

Sep 19, 2014, 16:27 PM IST

Chinese court upholds policeman`s death sentence

A Chinese court today rejected an appeal by a policeman against his death sentence for killing a pregnant woman in an inebriated state.

Apr 09, 2014, 19:18 PM IST

Chinese court sentences doctor to death for child trafficking

A Chinese obstetrician in the country`s northwestern Shaanxi Province was today sentenced to death with a two years` reprieve for trafficking seven babies.

Jan 14, 2014, 13:15 PM IST

Chinese court upholds sentence to `Sister House`

A Chinese court today upheld the sentence of a former banker, mocked by Chinese netizens as "Sister House", for faking IDs.

Oct 31, 2013, 14:29 PM IST

Chinese court upholds life sentence for Bo Xilai

A court in eastern China rejected an appeal by ousted senior politician Bo Xilai on Friday and upheld his life sentence on charges of bribery, corruption and abuse of power, the official Xinhua news agency reported.

Oct 25, 2013, 09:16 AM IST

Chinese court sentences toddler killer to death

A Chinese man was sentenced to death by a court on Wednesday for killing a two-year-old girl by hurling her to the ground after an argument with the baby`s mother over a parking space.

Sep 25, 2013, 15:55 PM IST

Chinese court orders woman to take care of her mother

A Chinese court has ordered a woman to visit her 77-year-old mother once every two months and provide her financial help.

Jul 02, 2013, 19:06 PM IST

Chinese court sentencing rape victim draws public ire

A Chinese court sentenced a young woman to four years in jail for killing a man who sexually assaulted her.

Sep 12, 2012, 16:44 PM IST

Chinese politician gets death sentence for corruption

A Chinese court has sentenced Song Chenguang, former senior political advisor of east China`s Jiangxi Province, to death with two years of probation for bribery.

Apr 27, 2012, 21:20 PM IST

Apple defends use of iPad name in Chinese court

So far, iPads have been pulled from shelves in some Chinese cities but there has been no sign of action at the national level.

Mar 22, 2012, 00:50 AM IST

Chinese dissident sentenced to 7 years over poem

The hefty sentence comes ahead of next week`s visit to
the US by Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping, widely expected
to be China`s next leader.

Feb 11, 2012, 00:07 AM IST

China sentences rights activist to 9 years in jail

Chen, 42, previously served time for participating in the 1989 Tiananmen Square pro-democracy demonstrations in Beijing.

Dec 23, 2011, 18:21 PM IST

China:17 convicted for attacking demolition sqads

The 17 people were found guilty by a district court in
Lanzhou city of beating, clubbing, and hurling bricks.

Nov 12, 2011, 16:41 PM IST

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