CHINA China to review corrected wrongful convictions since 2018

CHINA

China to review corrected wrongful convictions since 2018

Xinhua

21:40, April 06, 2021

BEIJING, April 6 (Xinhua) - Procuratorial organs across China are required to review wrongful convictions that have been corrected since 2018.

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The request was made at a Supreme People's Procuratorate (SPP) meeting on Tuesday.

The SPP urged improving the mechanism for correcting wrongful convictions and for judicial accountability of responsible persons.

Cases involving negligence, duty dereliction, or serious statutory faults shall be investigated, and the guilty shall be held accountable, it said.

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