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Reassessing Reeducation Through Labor


Publication Date: 
May 08, 2003
Journal Article
Bibliography: Veron Mei-Ying Hung, i.e. Mei Gechlik, Reassessing Reeducation Through Labor, 2 China Rights Forum 35 (2003)


The Chinese government is considering addressing some of the shortcomings of the reeducation through labor ("RTL”) system, a prevalent administrative sanction and a mechanism for punishing "minor crimes” in China. Veron Hung argues that the government should consider abolishing RTL as it moves toward establishing a legal system ruled by law