custody and education

Inside the World of a “10-yuan” Sex Worker

The South China Morning Post’s Mimi Lau goes inside the world of a “10-yuan” sex worker, visiting a brothel in rural Guangxi. She paints a grim picture, meeting several women and telling their often tragic...

Freelance writer jailed

The BBC and the AP have reported on the arrest of freelance journalist and Internet essayist Liu Shui, who has been sentenced without trial to two years of “custody and education” in Shenzhen. The original news release from the Committee to Protect Journalists is here. Many of Liu Shui’s writings (in Chinese) are available here. […]

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