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11.08.20
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Submission to select UN Special Procedures on practice of extracting and broadcasting forced confessions before trial

Object of submission:



Review of Chinese authorities’ widespread practice of coercing individuals in detention into confessing crimes determined by the authorities before their trials, commonly after prolonged periods of torture and ill-treatment.

For Reference:

Database: https://safeguarddefenders.com/en/blog/forced-tv-confessions-database(2020)

Book: Trial by Media: China's new show trials, and the global expansion of Chinese media (2018)

Report: Scripted and Staged: Behind the scenes of China forced televised confessions (2018)

Contact: Benjamin Ismaïl.

Safeguard Defenders.

benjamin@safeguarddefenders.com

+33 663 137 61


Submitted by:

Safeguard Defenders

China Aid Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW)

Front Line Defenders Human Rights Watch (HRW)

Reporters Without Borders (RSF)

World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT)
Access the full submission here:

For additional data and far greater level of detail, see the attached document “ADDITIONAL DATA for China’s practice of extracting and broadcasting forced confessions before trial".

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