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  1. News - China - JUSTICE

    Re-education camps may close, but stigma endures

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

    ... of thousands of mainlanders sent to re-education through labour, or laojiao. The system began under Mao Zedong in the 1950s to purge "counter-revolutionaries" and "class enemies" ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1361542/re-education-camps-may-close-stigma-endures
  2. News - China - JUSTICE

    China to end notorious forced labour system

    Posted Jan 08th 2013, 12:00am by Keith Zhai, Verna Yu

    ... self-improvement of the justice system in response to public opinion, state media said. The forced labour system was established under Mao Zedong in the 1950s as a way to contain "class enemies". ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1122470/china-end-notorious-forced-labour-system
  3. News - China - JUSTICE

    Death penalty in China linked to social inequality, say critics

    Posted Oct 10th 2013, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... lawyers and activists say is an unfair application of capital punishment on the mainland. Mao Lixin, a Beijing-based criminal lawyer, said capital punishment was linked to social inequality. Defendants lower on the economic ladder often lacked the resources to hire the legal assistance they deserved, Mao said. "Xia's case is a classic example [of this] when compared ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1328159/death-penalty-china-linked-social-inequality-say-critics
  4. News - China - JUSTICE

    Labour camps may become a thing of a past, but what will replace them?

    Posted Nov 05th 2013, 02:36am by Verna Yu

    ... will replace the work camps? When Mao Hengfeng heard that the police had stopped sending people to laojiao, or re-education through labour, she felt a sense of relief. Mao, a petitioner from Shanghai, ... judiciary, it will still be a police state," Teng said. Meanwhile, Mao the petitioner said her friends who would have been sent to laojiao before are now given administrative or criminal ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1347815/labour-camps-may-become-thing-past-what-will-replace-them

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