For prostitutes jailed in China, extralegal punishment persists: re-education through labor with no recourse or trial. Women are held up in workshops for seven days a week with no pay, producing toys, disposable chopsticks and dog diapers, some of which are packaged for export. It is estimated that 18,000 to 28,000 women are sent to detention centers each year where inmates are required to pay for food, medical exams and other essential items.
Read more via The New York Times.

For prostitutes jailed in China, extralegal punishment persists: re-education through labor with no recourse or trial. Women are held up in workshops for seven days a week with no pay, producing toys, disposable chopsticks and dog diapers, some of which are packaged for export. It is estimated that 18,000 to 28,000 women are sent to detention centers each year where inmates are required to pay for food, medical exams and other essential items.

Read more via The New York Times.

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