Following reports, which were later removed from official news websites, that the re-education through labor (laojiao) system would be reformed, officials have now made the “most authoritative” statement yet about their plans. From China Daily:
The use of the controversial laojiao system will be tightly restricted, with lawmakers expected to approve its abolition this year, a top government legal adviser has confirmed.
Chen Jiping, deputy director of
January 22, 2013 1:21 PM