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China, PR / Punishment #569207

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Jun 24, 1989
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(Studio: Maria Shriver) Report introduced.

(Beijing, China, PR: Jim Maceda) Chinese system of justice featured; videotapes shown of Taiwanese national Wang Changfang, who was tracked by Chinese secret service during his work in Beijing with pro-demo. students. [Busman. Chris MORTON - says Chinese show trial system terrorizes people.] Historical scenes shown of method of execution. [Beijing Univ. law professor SUN Quo Hua - (thru translator) says one can't look at Chinese justice with Western eyes; adds that more students will be executed for crimes.] Stmts. from Deng Xiaoping about counterrevolutionaries noted. [State bureau of judiciary director SUN Wan-Zhong - (thru translator) says counterrevolutionaries in hiding should surrender.]

Maceda, Jim;
Shriver, Maria

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