Tang Hui

Police chief apologises to Tang Hui, mother of rape and kidnap victim

Tang Hui at a court hearing in Yongzhou, Hunan province, in April. Photo: Xinhua

A Chinese police chief who sentenced the mother of a rape and kidnap victim to hard labour apologised to her during a court hearing on Tuesday over compensation, she said.

Thursday, 29 August, 2013, 4:13am

Rape victim's petitioning mother Tang Hui wins court review

Tang Hui

Hunan's high court agreed to hear an appeal by Tang Hui, the mother of a teenage girl who was raped and forced into prostitution by local officials.

A lower court had dismissed her compensation claim last month against local authorities who sent her to a labour camp for protesting inappropriately.

21 May 2013 - 4:05am

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

Tang Hui in Changsha, Hunan province last month. Photo: AFP

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 labour camp for 18 months.

20 May 2013 - 3:57pm

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A young man walking past a Foxconn recruitment point in Shenzhen. Photo: AFP

Two commit suicide at Foxconn, report says

1 May 2013 - 2:41am

Who said it?

Tang Hui

The law cannot control my heart, while my heart cannot change the law

Tang Hui, sent to a labour camp for seeking tougher punishment for the men who raped her daughter


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26 Apr 2013 - 5:10am

'Petition mother' Tang Hui's determined fight for justice over daughter's rape

Tang Hui, mother of an 11-year-old rape victim, has fought a lonely and difficult campaign for compensation. Photo: SCMP

Tang Hui, whose daughter was kidnapped, raped and sold to a brothel six years ago, should be bitter but is calmly resolute in her fight for justice.

29 Apr 2013 - 10:07am 2 comments

Defiant labour-camp mum Tang Hui to appeal verdict against payout

Tang Hui, the mother of a rape victim, is still fighting for justice.

Tang Hui, the mother of a rape victim whose campaign for justice is also seen as a strong call to end the notorious labour camp system, remains defiant and is working on an appeal to the Hunan provincial high court.

20 Apr 2013 - 4:50am

Mother sent to labour camp has compensation claim rejected

Tang Hui. Photo: SCMP

A court in Hunan dismissed a compensation claim by a mother who was sent to a labour camp during her five-year campaign to demand tougher punishment for the men who raped her 11-year-old daughter.

13 Apr 2013 - 5:26am 3 comments

Former labour camp inmate Tang Hui denied compensation

Tang Hui before the court hearing at the Yongzhou Intermediate People's Court in Yongzhou, Hunan, on Friday. Photo: Xinhua

A court in Hunan has denied compensation to a former labour camp inmate in a what could have been landmark case in Hunan on Friday. Tang Hui had sought damages from the Yongzhou government department that had put her in the camp for infringing on her personal freedom.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

Talking points

French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius

A rape victim's mother takes her case against city authorities who sent her to a labour camp to court. Tang Hui was sentenced to re-education through labour centre by Yongzhou authorities last year after campaigning for harsher punishment for those who raped her daughter, then 11.

12 Apr 2013 - 3:12am

Netizens defend free WeChat service and Taobao marks record transaction

A man holds loudspeakers at the entrance to the Taobao office during a protest in Hangzhou, Dec.16 2011. (Photo: Reuters)

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29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am