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Government views prostitution as an “ugly social Phenomenon” Sex workers in China face horrifying abuse

Government views prostitution as an “ugly social Phenomenon” Sex workers in China face horrifying abuse

May 14, AP – The government officially views prostitution as an “ugly social phenomenon” and the solicitation, sale and purchase of sex in China are illegal. However, despite frequent government crackdowns, prostitution remains rampant and sexual services are openly offered in massage parlors, karaoke bars and nightclubs. Police in China frequently beat, torture and arbitrarily […]

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Sichuan earthquake: transformation reflects in changing China

Sichuan earthquake: transformation reflects in changing China

April 23, AP – The southern region of Sichuan was struck by a devastating earthquake which killed some 80,000 people almost five years ago. The response to the latest earthquake in Sichuan province has been very different to the one only five years ago. The transformation has been reflected in social media, a new tool […]

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