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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - WHO SAID IT?

    Who said it?

    Posted Nov 21st 2013, 04:21am by STAFF

    ... Most of our lives have been ripped apart by our time in the camps Ren Jianyu, a university graduate, on the impact being sent to labour camps has had on detainees in the mainland   I know Portugal needed me in these matches and I showed that I am here Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo after a stunning hat-trick against Sweden clinched a World Cup spot   Believe me, I am ...

  2. News - China

    China bans the locking up of petitioners seeking government redress

    Posted Mar 20th 2014, 12:01pm by AFP

    ... with their superiors”. The move follows a decision by Beijing last November to end a decades-old system of “re-education through labourcamps, where petitioners and minor offenders could be sentenced for up ... in “discipline centres”. Meanwhile, rights groups have warned that despite the closure of labour camps, arbitrary detention persists through “black jails”, enforced disappearances and other methods. Many ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - MEDIA

    South China Morning Post bags 11 prizes at press awards

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 04:54am by Phila Siu

    ... for the mainland's notorious re-education-through-labour camps. Through the story of a 43-year-old mother who went into prostitution in Wuhan because she was laid off from a chemical factory, Yu revealed that prostitutes have to face verbal and physical abuse from clients and the threat of getting arrested and being sent to re-education-through-labour camps. Senior reporter Wu Nan bagged a merit prize ...

  4. News - China

    Surviving Bo Xilai's reign of red terror

    Posted Dec 22nd 2012, 12:00am by Keith Zhai

    ... the clouds streak past. At one point he murmured: "This is freedom." The 25-year-old former village official was freed late last month after serving 15 months in a Chongqing labour camp ... into labour camps as the authorities tried to muzzle dissent remember those years of "red terror" with loathing. The police at first wanted to charge Ren with inciting subversion after he ...

  5. News - China - BRIEFS

    Briefs, November 21, 2012

    Posted Nov 21st 2012, 12:00am by STAFF, WIRE

    ... reshuffle] in a few days." Staff Reporters   Red song rebel loses labour camp appeal A court yesterday rejected a wrongful imprisonment lawsuit filed by a village official against the authorities in the southwestern city of Chongqing for sentencing him to a labour camp after he criticised the government. Ren Jianyu, 25, was freed from a re-education-through-labour camp in Chongqing ...

  6. News - China

    North Korean defectors claim they were forced to manufacture goods for China

    Posted Jul 03rd 2013, 03:57pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com Survey of 60 North Korean women who fled labour camps points to human rights violations A survey among North Korean refugees indicates that the regime is forcing women in labour camps to produce goods for the Chinese market, including wigs and artificial eyelashes. The study, sponsored by the British Embassy in South Korea, stems from ...

  7. Activists sent to camp because of HK protests

    Posted Jul 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Simpson Cheung simpson.cheung@scmp.com Two mainland activists were sentenced to terms in a labour camp because they took part in Hong Kong's July 1 protest march, according ... and the first time an official document had called such participation an offence. Activists Song Ningsheng, 44, and Zeng Jiuzi, 53, will serve 14-month terms in a labour camp in Ningdu county, Jiangxi ...

  8. News - China - JUSTICE

    'Petition mother' Tang Hui's determined fight for justice over daughter's rape

    Posted Apr 25th 2013, 04:30pm by WU NAN

    ... of love Tang Hui appears calm yet preoccupied a week after losing a court fight for compensation from local officials who sent her to a labour camp. Without a trace of bitterness, she goes about ... camp," she told the South China Morning Post. "I wish the 're-education through labour' system would be abolished, or other innocent people will become victims, like me." ...

  9. News - China - JUSTICE

    Rape victim's petitioning mother Tang Hui wins court review

    Posted May 21st 2013, 12:00am by Keith Zhai

    ... Keith Zhai keith.zhai@scmp.com Tang Hui, who was sent to a labour camp after petitioning the authorities, says she is not optimistic about her campaign for justice Rape victim's ... had dismissed her compensation claim last month against local authorities who sent her to a labour camp for protesting inappropriately. I am not appealing just for the compensation [but] ...

  10. News - China - JUSTICE

    Re-education camps may close, but stigma endures

    Posted Nov 20th 2013, 11:11pm by Keith Zhai

    ... close, but stigma endures For Ren Jianyu and others released from labour camps, the Communist Party's decision last week to abolish its notorious "re-education through labour" system provides little comfort. They are relieved to know others may be spared the pain of being sent to a labour camp without trial, but worry the move will do little to help them rebuild ...




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