•The family of Hugjiltu, a young man from the Inner Mongolia autonomous region who was wrongfully convicted and executed for rape and murder in 1996, was awarded more than 2 million yuan ($295,000) in 2014, including 1 million yuan for their mental suffering.
•Last year, Chen Man, from Sichuan province, who spent nearly 24 years in jail after being wrongfully convicted of homicide and arson, was awarded 2.75 million yuan, including 900,000 yuan for mental anguish.
•Last year, Qian Renfeng, 32, from Yunnan province, won compensation of 1.72 million yuan — 500,000 yuan for mental anguish — after being wrongfully imprisoned for 14 years for murder.
•In 2015, Nian Bin, 41, from Fujian province, received compensation of 1.19 million yuan for physical injuries he sustained during 2,800 days in prison after being wrongfully convicted of killing two children with poison in 2006 — 550,000 yuan was awarded as compensation for Nian’s mental anguish.
•In March, the parents of Nie Shubin, who was convicted and executed for rape and murder 22 years ago, were granted compensation of 2.68 million yuan after a retrial last year quashed Nie’s conviction. Part of the payment — 1.3 million yuan — was awarded for the parents’ mental anguish.