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01.07.2013 19:00

Police to Stop Using Camps This Year, Politburo Member Says

Critics of the controversial system hail the move, but point out practice won’t be abolished until NPC passes a law
By staff reporter Chen Baocheng
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Ren Jianyu was detained in a labor camp and later became a critic of their use


(Beijing) – The notorious practice of police sending people to labor camps without a trial will be halted this year, a move that critics lauded.

Meng Jianzhu, secretary of the Central Politics and Law Commission, said at a top conference on January 7 that the Communist Party's Central Committee would submit the decision to cease using the camps to the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress (NPC) this spring.

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