When Excessive Force Is Not Excessive

For background information, please refer to ESWN’s post and this Southern Weekend article. Here is my translation of Zhang Ming’s post:- "The Deng Yujiao case in Badong County (Hubei Province) has been classified by the local police as a case of ‘self-defence using excessive force’. I don’t know much about law. But reason tells me that whatever action one takes to self-protect from an assault, regardless of the consequences, is considered normal self-defence. To say that Deng was using excessive force to defend herself is to say that those three men including Deng Guida (the deceased) did not commit rape.

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