Yang Libing and Zhou Yinghe, two leading petitioners from a child-trafficking case in Hunan Province, were arrested on June 22 for prostitution, witnesses said.Seems pretty transparent. . . .
The two will be under police custody for 15 days as part of the standard penalty for prostitution, according to local authorities.
At the time of their arrest, Yang and Zhou were with a group of parents that were also seeking to petition a child-trafficking case in Shaoyang, Hunan Province.
Yang' younger brother told Caixin that his brother was being framed. "Shaoyang police have not been prosecuting prostitution cases recently. How could my brother be arrested for that reason? Someone wants to restrict his activities," he said.
Tuesday, June 28, 2011
Retaliation Against Parents Complaining About Child Trafficking in China?
As a followup to their reports of Chinese birth planning officials confiscating children from parents and sending them to the orphanage, Caixin Century is reporting that two parents have been arrested for prostitution: