‘Temporary residence permit system illegal’ – Guo Qiang

From China Daily:

Seven months ago Beijing faced a barrage of criticism after it announced measures to ‘maintain public security’ that dictated migrants without temporary residence certificates must immediately move out of their rented rooms.

Discordant voices swept through the media, labeling the policy as discriminatory against migrants and a violation of their rights.

Ten lawyers from Central China’s Henan Province have stepped forward to defend the migrants by submitting a letter to the People’s Congress and the State Council, claiming the existing temporary residence permit system runs counter to China’s laws and should be revoked, reported ce.cn on December 27….[Full Text]

December 27, 2006 10:37 AM
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