China to Start Prison Administration Reform Nationwide – Xinhua

From Xinhua via China Daily:

China plans to kick off a nationwide prison administration reform program this year after a five-year trial in 14 provinces, the Ministry of Justice said Wednesday.

The reform, initiated by the ministry in 2003, is aimed at modifying the country’s prison administration method, promoting a community correction system and improving prison facilities, with the emphasis on protecting inmates’ legal rights, said a statement issued by the ministry….[Full Text]

January 9, 2008 9:55 AM
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