China hints at ending its labor prison camps

From the article: “Under the “laodong jiaoyang” or “re-education through labor” system, petty offenders, such as thieves, prostitutes and drug abusers, are imprisoned for up to four years in labor camps without a judicial hearing. The United Nations Human Rights Council estimates there are 190,000 inmates in 320 such centers across the country.”

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