China's Former Spy Chief Jailed For Life After Secret Trial
Zhou Yongkang is the highest-ranking former Chinese politician to face court since the 1981 treason trial of Mao Zedong's wife and other members of the "Gang of Four".
Tiger Chairs, Electric Batons, and Chili Oil: Report Finds Chinese Police Are Still Torturing Suspects
A report has documented suspects being deprived of sleep, hung from the ceiling, beaten by hammers, and tortured with electric batons until they agree to confess.
Forced Disappearances, Brutality, and Communist China's Politics of Fear
On paper, shuanggui is a disciplinary system within the Chinese Communist Party; in practice it’s a vast, brutal, extra-legal interrogative system into which suspects disappear for weeks or months at a time.