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  1. News - China

    How China is using criminal detention in place of re-education through labour

    Posted Apr 21st 2014, 03:21am by Verna Yu

    ... Verna Yu verna.yu@scmp.com Re-education through labour is a thing of the past, but criminal detention now takes its place New set of bars Keen to learn about the United Nations' ... and petitioners also say they are experiencing more criminal detentions than before since the abolition of re-education through labour. Criminal detention "is ostensibly a legal measure, but in fact ...

  2. News - China - POLITICS

    Questions over what replaces 're-education through labour'

    Posted Nov 17th 2013, 05:39am by Verna Yu

    ... to get rid of." Since top security chief Meng Jianzhu announced in January that the re-education through labour system would be halted this year, legal experts have voiced concern over how ... maintenance" drive, arbitrary detentions without court approval will still be used to lock up perceived troublemakers. Re-education through labour, originally meant for the purging of "class ...

  3. News - China - SOCIETY

    People's Daily commentary remarks on re-education through labour

    Posted Apr 16th 2013, 12:00am by LAURA ZHOU

    ... Laura Zhou laura.zhou@scmp.com People's Daily commentary sides with woman sentenced to re-education through labour; may reflect resolve to reform controversial system Sympathy for mum's labour camp woe The Communist Party's official mouthpiece ran a commentary yesterday sympathetic to the case of a mother sent to re-education through labour after she protested ...

  4. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Yunnan stops some terms of 're-education through labour' camps

    Posted Feb 07th 2013, 01:00pm by AFP

    ... Under China’s re-education through labour system, police are empowered to send people to labour camps for terms of up to four years, leading to widespread rights abuses and use of the camps ... previous ones, but critics worry that such reforms may be merely superficial. Four Chinese cities designated as “test sites” for measures have replaced re-education through labour with a system ...

  5. News - China - RIGHTS

    No love lost for 're-education through labour' system

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

    ... were flawed, and said that a reform plan was being drafted. But even so, people continued to be given the laojiao penalty. At least four Shanghai petitioners were ordered to serve re-education ... Verna Yu verna.yu@scmp.com 'Re-education through labour' has long been seen as abusive by rights groups, but system instituted in 1950s had plenty of staying power Little love ...

  6. News - China

    Projects hint at reform of mainland's re-education through labour policy

    Posted Sep 04th 2012, 12:00am by ZHUANG PINGHUI

    ... Zhuang Pinghui pinghui.zhuang@scmp.com Re-education through labour on the mainland is unlikely to be scrapped any time soon, but four pilot projects hint at reform of the controversial penal system Softening the blows Pilot projects in four mainland cities could foreshadow a scaling back of re-education through labour, the five-decade-old punishment widely criticised ...

  7. 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" ... Keith Zhai keith.zhai@scmp.com Those released from administrative punishment system continue to be seen as troublemakers, preventing them from rebuilding their lives Re-education camps may ...

  8. News - China - Labour camps

    Closure of China labour camps brings little solace to former prisoners in Chongqing

    Posted Nov 20th 2013, 12:35pm by Keith Zhai

    ... Keith Zhai For Ren Jianyu and others like him, the abolition of the notorious system of re-education through labour, or laojiao, is no cause for celebration. As the country welcomed ... for two years for publishing a provocative comment online. “Abolishing re-education through labour is nothing but a racket. The government would replace it with other forms of administrative ...

  9. News - China - JUSTICE

    Petition mother Tang Hui clears hurdle in court appeal over labour camp imprisonment

    Posted May 20th 2013, 02:05pm by Ernest Kao

    ... daughter. The Provincial Higher People’s Court said on Sunday that it would review plaintiff Tang Hui’s lawsuit against Yongzhou authorities after she was sent to a local re-education through ... for “seriously disrupting public order” and “causing negative impact on society” and sentenced to 18 months re-education through labour. A specific date for the review has not been announced by the court ...

  10. News - China

    War veteran, 80, sent to labour camp for protests

    Posted Dec 05th 2012, 08:44pm by Agence France-Presse in Beijing

    ... His son, Liu Xuebo confirmed the contents of the report to AFP. China’s re-education through labour system gives police the right to hand out sentences of up to four years without a judicial ... of re-education through labour in recent months, with some opinion page pieces calling for the system to be abolished completely. State media harshly criticised authorities for sentencing college student ...




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