China:The death penalty in 1998

China:The death penalty in 1998

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Index Number: ASA 17/057/1999
Date Published: 31 August 1999
Categories: Asia And The Pacific, China

This report analyses the use of the death penalty in China in 1998, and examines sentencing patterns and the impact of reforms of the Criminal Procedure Law which came into force in January 1997 and the revisions to the Criminal Law in force in October 1997.


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