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10 questions about China's 'luxury' Qincheng Prison answered

Published on Aug 5, 2014 10:37 AM
 
Entrance view of Qincheng Prison in China which is described in a New York Times story as “one of China’s most comfortable penitentiaries”. -- PHOTO: WWW.YUFAMILY.ORG

After being indicted in China's largest-ever corruption probe, former security head Zhou Yongkang could face the same fate as his one-time political ally Bo Xilai and end up at Qincheng Prison.

Infamous for housing the communist state's fallen elite, Qincheng Prison is also known to be well-furbished, with inmates getting to enjoy more freedom and facilities than their counterparts in other prisons.

Here are the answers to 10 questions about this unique penitentiary.

1. Where is it?

 
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