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    TWIN BROTHERS NICKNAMED THE PLAYBOY LORDS WERE SENTENCED TO DEATH IN CHINA ON THURSDAY FOR THEIR PART IN THE RAPE OF 106 WOMEN.

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    MAKESHIFT COURTROOM IN HANGZHOU GYMNASIUM: SEVERAL THOUSAND SPECTATORS SEATED IN STANDS: BROTHER LED IN: JUDGE ADDRESSES ACCUSED: PROSECUTOR ADDRESSES COURT: HOSE WHERE WITNESSES DISCUSS CRIME: SCENES INSIDE HOUSE WHERE CRIMES TOOK PLACE: KNIFE USED ON VICTIMS: ARTISTS VIEW OF RECONSTRUCTED CRIME: WITNESSES TALKING TO POLICE: ACCUSED IN COURT: ACCUSED SENTENCED: AUDIENCE APPLAUDS: ACCUSED TAKEN TO EXECUTION SITE WITH SPECTATORS: XIONG ZIPING DRAGGED TO EXECUTION SITE: AND SHOT IN HEAD: FALLS DEAD.




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    Background: TWIN BROTHERS NICKNAMED THE PLAYBOY LORDS WERE SENTENCED TO DEATH IN CHINA ON THURSDAY FOR THEIR PART IN THE RAPE OF 106 WOMEN. ONE WAS EXECUTED IMMEDIATELY, THE OTHER GIVEN A TWO YEAR STAY OF SENTENCE IN WHICH HE HAS TIME TO SHOW AN "IMPROVED ATTITUDE" AND THE SENTENCE WILL BE COMMUTED. VISNEWS HAS OBTAINED COVERAGE OF THEIR TRIAL AND THE SUBSEQUENT EXECUTION OF 27-YEAR OLD XIONG ZIPING.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA8UPG02I5DWKJD32IGCF0LU1MY
    Media URN:
    VLVA8UPG02I5DWKJD32IGCF0LU1MY
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/11/1979
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MP4
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:04:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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