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Re-education through labor under review

By Zhao Yinan | China Daily | Updated: 2012-10-10 08:05

Official admits reform needed in deciding proper process for approval

A senior official on judicial reform confirmed on Tuesday that authorities are working on a reform plan of laojiao, the controversial re-education through labor system.

Jiang Wei, an official in charge of the Central Leading Group for Judicial Reform, has admitted there are loopholes in the laojiao correctional system, which can place a person behind bars for three years without a trial.

Re-education through labor under review

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