March 12, 2013
BEIJING--All it took was a handwritten note from police to send Zhao Meifu to a labor camp for a year in China's arid northwest.
February 07, 2013
BEIJING--A southern Chinese province has suspended labor camp sentences, becoming the first in the country to take steps to phase out the much-criticized system.
January 07, 2013
BEIJING--China will reform its controversial system of forced labor camps this year, state media reported on Jan. 7, which would mark a first step toward legal reform promised...
October 09, 2012
BEIJING--China's system of imprisoning people in labor camps without trial is problematic, and the government is working on reforms, a senior judicial official said on Oct. 9.
April 23, 2012
LONDON--"Escape from Camp 14" makes for grim reading. Journalist Blaine Harden's account of a young man's life in and escape from a labor camp in secretive North Korea has...
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