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  1. Protester sentenced to 're-education through labour', US human rights group says

    Posted Apr 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... Will Clem A petitioner in Shandong has been sentenced to 21 months of 're-education through labour' for taking part in a peaceful demonstration, a rights group claims. Zhang ... 'Several others were also detained but released shortly afterwards. Zhang was the only person sentenced to [re-education through labour],' it said. Police twice searched the home that Zhang ...

  2. Call to release dissident writer held 'illegally' for six months

    Posted Jun 09th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of re-education through labour. Detention without trial is common on the mainland. Detainees range from political activists such as Liu, to common petitioners, mental patients and petty criminals who need 're-education'. Beijing-based rights lawyer Xie Yanyi recently asked the Ministry of Justice for information on the number of detainees, their classification and treatment under the system of re-education ...

  3. Petition sees dissident put under house arrest

    Posted Sep 14th 2004, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... or relatives from visiting. Officers were stationed inside his home. Mr Li, a founder of the outlawed China Democratic Party, has been sentenced to jail or re-education through labour three times ... this week, a US human rights group says. Mr Li had gathered signatures for a petition calling for the mainland to scrap the so-called 're-education-through-labour' system, New York-based ...

  4. Deep and murky waters

    Posted Aug 24th 2004, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... was sentenced to six months' re-education through labour without a trial. The severity of the sentence was underlined when, a few days later, a Hong Kong police constable, David Liu Hong-man, ... for those guilty of prostitution and related offences to receive one of three kinds of punishment: detention of up to 15 days and a fine; a re-education through labour sentence, or a criminal ...

  5. Medical release sought for Democrat

    Posted Aug 18th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... anti-vice operation early on Friday, along with a 25-year-old prostitute from Anhui province. It said Mr Ho and the prostitute had been sentenced by the police to six months of re-education through ... re-education without a court trial.' Mr Ho's wife and son visited him at Dalan Detention Centre yesterday morning. In Hong Kong later, she retreated from her claim Mr Ho had been beaten ...

  6. Desk job for policeman arrested in vice swoop

    Posted Oct 11th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... as identification. He was sentenced to re-education through labour and released on August 28 from the Futian detention centre in Shenzhen. The head of the police public relations branch, Chief Superintendent ...

  7. Activists, dissidents and petitioners ordered to steer clear of venue

    Posted May 01st 2010, 12:00am by Verna Yu

    ... of the administrative confinement of 're-education through labour' in March. In Hangzhou, about a dozen activists have been warned by police against travelling to Shanghai during the expo period. ... Rights Defenders has documented six cases of Shanghai petitioners who have been sent to 're-education through labour' since January for reasons the group believes are related ...


    Posted Aug 25th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... this is not fair, do you understand that?' Wang Xiuying, 77, after she and her 79-year-old friend Wu Dianyuan were sentenced to one year of re-education through labour for applying to protest during ...

  9. Rogge praises legacy of Games

    Posted Aug 25th 2008, 12:00am by Peter Simpson

    ... protesters, Wang Xiuying, 77, and Wu Dianyuan, 79, who were sentenced to a year's 're-education through labour' because they applied to use the zones five times during the Olympics, Dr ...

  10. Dissident is joined by family after 10 years

    Posted Mar 17th 2004, 12:00am by Freda Wan

    ... Mr Yin, former Shanxi bureau chief for the Hainan Economic Daily, organised pro-democracy activities in Taiyuan in 1989. After the Tiananmen Square crackdown he was sentenced to re-education through labour camp and suffered injuries from overwork. After his release, he tried to sue Shanxi Communist Party secretary Wang Maolin for libel, and applied to hold demonstrations against ...




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