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Chinese man wrongfully convicted released from prison after 27 years

A man languishing in a prison for 27 years in eastern China was acquitted of murder and freed. Zhang Yuhuan said he was tortured by police and forced to confess to the murder of two young boys in 1993. He was China’s longest-serving wrongfully convicted inmate, after having served 9,778 days in the prison in […]


China’s southern province declares highest flood alert

A Chinese southern province issued its highest flood warning on Saturday, predicting a big overflow from a lake that joins the Yangtze River as torrential rain continued to batter much of the country, state media reported. The provincial government raised its flood-control response level to I from II, the People’s Daily said, the top of […]