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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Abolish China's labour camps, now

    Posted Oct 31st 2012, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... is to be built, re-education through labour has to be abolished. There have been such calls for at least eight years and pledges for reform made, but the excruciatingly slow progress points to a lack ... being held in 320 camps. An estimated 1.6 million people convicted by courts are held in the formal prison system. Whether re-education through labour works is a matter of opinion. What ...

  2. Not a pretty picture

    Posted May 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... which are not considered to be crimes. They also detain hundreds of thousands of more serious offenders for up to three years of incarceration known as 're-education through labour', ...

  3. Triumph and adversity

    Posted Sep 04th 2008, 12:00am by Jerome Cohen

    ... for their perseverance. Local police sentenced each of the women to one year of 're-education through labour', which they threatened to carry out if the grandmothers persisted. Every year in China, several hundred thousand people have to undergo one to three years of 're-education through labour' and, in most cases, the public learns nothing about it, due to the customary ...

  4. Peasant leader given two years in labour camp

    Posted Jan 18th 2008, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... family members said, who were told by local officials as the verdict was read at a detention centre in Jiamusi. Mainland police can sentence a person to re-education through labour for up ... Josephine Ma in Beijing Re-education for activist who fought to recover seized farmland A peasant leader who led a bold campaign to recover and privatise seized farmland in Heilongjiang ...

  5. Pro-democracy activist detained in Beijing

    Posted Oct 13th 2007, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... citizens' constitutional rights. It also called for the abolition of the laojiao or 're-education through labour' system, and an end to the persecution of petitioners, who are often ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Plenum pledge won't make scrapping China's labour camps any easier

    Posted Nov 19th 2013, 07:30pm by Jerome Cohen, MARGARET LEWIS

    ... as well as name? Just two months ago, we published a book titled Challenge To China: How Taiwan Abolished Its Version Of Re-education Through Labor. It tells the story of how, in 2009, Taipei ... Jerome Cohen and Margaret Lewis Jerome A. Cohen and Margaret K. Lewis say without recourse to constitutional backing, the move to truly abolish re-education through labour faces the same ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    China's unjust labour camps must go

    Posted Dec 08th 2012, 12:00am by John Gong

    ... Law states: "No one is found guilty unless and until determined by a people's court." Yet when it comes to a type of punishment known as re-education through labour, which ... That is how the name, re-education through labour, came about. Notwithstanding the legitimacy and legality of maintaining the practice for more than 50 years, with respect to compliance ...

  8. July 1 protest pair sent to labour camp

    Posted Jul 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... The estimated number of 'Re-education through labour' (laojiao) camps on the mainland, according to China Daily in 2007 ... PRUC members had broken through security measures and got into the police station to demand their release yesterday 'The police officers threatened them and said the man and woman had been ...

  9. Brave few who fight for rights of many

    Posted Sep 22nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... 19 months before trial. Arrested again on October 8, 1996 for co-writing a paper on the Taiwan Issue, he served three years of re-education through labour. Since his release, his movements ...

  10. Sport - Racing - RACING

    Banished for re-education in a (corn) field of dreams

    Posted Sep 24th 2013, 01:06pm by Michael Cox

    ... Michael Cox michael.cox@scmp.com Racing in mainland China is the sport’s El Dorado – a dream sold to the desperate, and one that has already lured many to ruin. So perhaps it was appropriate that Hohhot, Inner Mongolia, with its eerie half-built and aband ...




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