The punishment for the alleged crime includes execution.
(CNN) — North Korea plans to begin a trial against a U.S. citizen detained there last year, state media said Saturday, complicating tense relations between the two nations.
“He will soon be taken to the Supreme Court of the DPRK to face judgment,” the news agency said, using the official name of the country, the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea.
North Korea will put an [...]
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Earlier this year China reduced the number of crimes that carry the death penalty by 13 to 55
China has apparently introduced new standards to reduce the number of criminals it executes.
The Supreme People’s Court – the highest in China – has told lower courts to suspend death sentences for two years.
But this should only happen in cases where there is no need for “immediate execution”, the court said.
China has [...]