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China Erases Any Online Mention Of The Panama Papers As The World Scrutinizes 8 Top Chinese Officials Tied To Tax Havens

Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli whose son-in-law was a shareholder in three companies in the British Virgin Islands (How Hwee Young/European Pressphoto Agency)

While the rest of the world watches the Panama Papers scandal unfold, Chinese state media has simply blacked out news related to the leaked documents from the Panamanian law firm. Additionally, China has cracked down on social media, deleting posts that mention the Panama Papers or allegations of its leaders’ ties …

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Amnesty International Reports “Alarming Surge” In Worldwide Executions In 2015, Highest Rates In 25 Years

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The world’s top five executioners in 2015 were (from highest to lowest) China, Iran, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia and the USA. 1,634+ people executed in 2015 – the highest number recorded by us since 1989, excl China https://t.co/Q2bGPYVcWP pic.twitter.com/USjP36R8aE — AmnestyInternational (@AmnestyOnline) April 6, 2016 The latest report from human rights …

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