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Private Prisons in China, or, when a bureaucracy becomes untenable

Called “black prisons” here, one hears many stories about country folk imprisoned in “off the books” jails. That’s messed up, but this is scarier x 100:

… you have is a private concern (the real estate companies) colluding with a government (the city leaders) to perform illegal activities backed with their own private army that answers only to them. Black prisons can always be closed once you discover them but shutting down or out the cabal that created them is much, much more difficult.

You need to read this RIGHT NOW.
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