The Mass Show Trial In Shenzhen – ESWN

 20061130 02From Apple Daily via the EastSouthWestNorth blog:

In Futian district, Shenzhen, more than two hundred people were hauled into the street and put on trial in front of the public. Does this remind you of the Cultural Revolution days?

Over the past three weeks, the public security bureau had been sweeping through the karaoke bars, discos, saunas and barbers. They arrested more than 200 prostitutes and patrons, including a number of Hong Kong residents.

Human Rights Monitor in Hong Kong said that this public trial clearly violates the international human rights treaty against cruel, inhumane and/or insulting treatments/punishments. [More Pictures and Full Text]

November 29, 2006 8:20 PM
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