China news round-up: Tibetan activist freed, India border stand-off continues

Indian protesters burn a Chinese flag during a protest in New Delhi, India, May 1, 2013. Photo: AP

PoliticsBBC News* Conflicting reports on the Masanjia labour camp reflect an party dispute.

Thursday, 29 August, 2013, 4:13am

Authorities reject report on torture at women's labour camp in Liaoning

A police officer stands with Falun Gong practitioners held at the Masanjia reeducation-through-labour camp in northeast China's Liaoning province. Photo: AP

Liaoning authorities have lashed back at a news report alleging torture at a women's labour camp, calling the piece phony and containing “malicious attack rhetoric” characteristic of the outlawed Falun Gong group.

23 Apr 2013 - 4:22am 2 comments