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Report Finds Chinese Police Using Torture to Extract Confessions

Chinese police still routinely use torture to extract confessions from criminal suspects, Amnesty International said Thursday, despite Beijing's recent criminal justice and legal reforms. The report, entitled "No End in Sight," is based in part on interviews with dozens of human rights lawyers, and comes as the United Nations is set to conduct a regular review of China's record on torture. "For the police, obtaining a confession is still the easiest way to secure...

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