The Death Penalty in Post-Mao China

@article{Scobell1990TheDP,
  title={The Death Penalty in Post-Mao China},
  author={Andrew Scobell},
  journal={The China Quarterly},
  year={1990},
  volume={123},
  pages={503 - 520}
}
The People's Republic of China has come under strong international criticism recently over its use of the death penalty. Capital punishment had a long history in China as a permanent fixture of the criminal justice system well before the establishment of the People's Republic in 1949. Today the death penalty is an integral part of the legal system and is meted out for a wide range of offences. 

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