Hunan men try to free friend from prison by pretending to be U.N. peacekeeping officials

| May 28th, 2014

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Two Hunan men were arrested after pretending to be United Nations officials pleading the release of a friend from prison on May 17, according to Offbeat China.

The men stepped through the door of Yuyang Prison in YueYang city about late afternoon that Saturday, armed with four well-prepared “red head” documents, a nickname for government-issued papers in China.

“We are here to request Mr. Lin’s release for medical treatment,” one man said to prison security. “The release […]Read more…

Not good enough for jail, AIDS gives drug dealers immunity

| November 7th, 2011

(From gzdaily) Oct 29th in a village of Dongguan City, 36-year-old Mr Zhou was caught dealing drugs by street patrol. However, when the police came to the spot and found 4 gram of heroin on him, instead of arresting Zhou, the police let him walk because Zhou was an AIDS and  tuberculosis patient. “No prison will take him in anyways” the police says.

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Jail for VIP only

| August 21st, 2010

(Netease) Guangzhou Daily reported on August 19: Getting up at 6 am in the morning every day, cleaning, reading books and newspaper, doing exercises etc. going to bed at 10 pm without any manual labor, after being locked up in the detention center, many high ranked officials who “fell off the horse” became healthier. Due to a regulated life, problems like fatty liver, high blood pressures, hyperglycemia, high blood lipids etc. all went away, some even gained 10 jin. […]Read more…