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Chinese 'Reprimand Centers' Replace Labor Camps

Months after China officially outlawed the notorious system of re-education through labor, Chinese media reported that in some areas of the country authorities replaced the system with a new form of extrajudicial detention where detainees can be held indefinitely without legal recourse. The Beijing-based daily newspaper Xinjingbao reported on Thursday that local officials in the central Chinese province of Henan operated a number of “reprimand education centers." The news sparked...

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