Improvement on Rights Protection of Criminals of Death Penalty in China

Bing Zou


Death penalty is developing towards the direction of humanity in a global sphere, but guarantee of rights of criminals of death penalty in China still has a lot of problems. Quite a lot of rights of criminals of death penalty are the most fundamental human rights and have profound theoretical foundation. China ought to establish and strengthen the following rights of criminals of death penalty, such as, right of claim for absolution, reproductive right, right of cohabitation with the spouse prior to death, right of personality, right of psychological guidance, right of terminal care, right of choosing the implementation modes of carrying out the humanized death penalty and right of disposal of their organs and corpse prior to death, etc.

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