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HRW: Police Torture Still Widespread in China

A new report says that despite legal reforms in China since 2009, police abuse of detainees is still a major problem because law enforcement officers are finding ways to work around the new rules. Human Rights Watch said in a report issued Wednesday that police still rely heavily on confessions, sometimes extracted through torture, because they lack the staffing to properly investigate crimes.  Wednesday's report says police conduct interrogation sessions in front of video...

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