95 Chinese Officials Punished in Forced Labour Scandal – IANS

From IANS, via China National News:

China’s forced labour scandal has led to the punishment of 95 officials in north China’s Shanxi province, with some sacked from their party or government posts and others given disciplinary warnings for lax supervision and dereliction of duty.

The provincial disciplinary commission of the Communist Party of China (CPC) handed out the penalties Monday to officials in eight counties in Linfen and Yuncheng. Commission secretary Yang Senlin said the officials included 12 county level staff and six city level officials. [Full Text]

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