Red Ice News

The Future is the Past

China executes 4 foreigners, televises death march
New to Red Ice? Start Here!

China executes 4 foreigners, televises death march

Source: cbsnews.com

China executed four foreigners on Friday for killing 13 Chinese sailors in an attack on the Mekong River, following a live nationwide broadcast showing them being led to their deaths that harkened back to the mass public execution rallies of past years.

The attack on the sailors on the Mekong highlighted drug smuggling and extortion rackets along the vital waterway and led to a major expansion of Chinese police powers in the region.

Accused ringleader Naw Kham and accomplices Hsang Kham, Yi Lai, and Zha Xiha were found guilty of the killings. The four are of Myanmar, Thai, Laotian, and unknown nationality.

In the unusual live broadcast, state-run CCTV showed the four being led in shackles and handcuffs from their cells at a jail in southwestern Yunnan province’s capital of Kunming prior to their execution by lethal injection. Their deaths were announced two hours later by the Yunnan provincial police department.

China has mostly abandoned the once-common practice of parading condemned criminals before crowds in stadiums and through city streets on the way to execution grounds on the edge of cities.

The broadcast was a response to widespread Chinese outrage over the killings, as well as an attempt to emphasize the heinousness of the crime and the efficiency of China’s police and courts in doling out justice, said Prof. Yu Guoming of Renmin University’s School of Mass Media.

[...]

Read the full article at: cbsnews.com

Comments

We're Hiring

We are looking for a professional video editor, animator and graphics expert that can join us full time to work on our video productions.

Apply

Help Out

Sign up for a membership to support Red Ice. If you want to help advance our efforts further, please:

Donate

Tips

Send us a news tip or a
Guest suggestion

Send Tip

Related News

44 Percent of DACA Illegal Aliens Worked Without Valid Social Security Numbers
44 Percent of DACA Illegal Aliens Worked Without Valid Social Security Numbers
45,493 Foreign-Born Criminals Held in Federal Prisons
45,493 Foreign-Born Criminals Held in Federal Prisons

Archives Pick

Red Ice T-Shirts

Red Ice Radio

3Fourteen

London Wrecked By Mass Immigration
Ash Sharp - London Wrecked By Mass Immigration
The Truth About Russia
Charles Bausman - The Truth About Russia

TV

That's It, We're Packing Up
That's It, We're Packing Up
The Syria Strike Is Based On A Lie
The Syria Strike Is Based On A Lie

RSSYoutubeGoogle+iTunesSoundCloudStitcherTuneIn

Design by Henrik Palmgren © Red Ice Privacy Policy