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China: Death row inmate freed after six years of trials and appeals

Headline Title:  China: Death row inmate freed after six years of trials and appeals 22 August 2014 The rare acquittal of a death row prisoner in China, who had languished in prison through six years’ of appeals, is another reminder of the need to immediately end all executions and abolish the death penalty in the country, Amnesty International said.Nian Bin, a former food stall owner, walked free today after a Fujian court acquitted him of "placing dangerous materials" due to insufficient evidence after he had lodged three appeals in six years.“This rare acquittal is yet another…

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