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Chinese Prisoners Forced Into Gaming for Guards

Hard manual labor is one time-honored method of putting prisoners to work, but Chinese jail bosses have caught on to another lucrative way to keep inmates occupied while lining their own pockets: online gaming.

Posted on May 26, 2011 READ MORE


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North Korea Sentences 2 U.S Journalists to 12 Years

Two U.S. journalists have been sentenced to 12 years in a labor camp in North Korea for an unnamed “grave crime” and illegal entry into the country. The women were investigating the trafficking of women on the China-North Korea border for a story for Al Gore’s Current TV network when they were arrested in March.

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