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Innocent people in prison from Mao era, China says

Innocent people are still in Chinese labor camps as a result of political persecution during the Maoist era, an official magazine reported. The monthly Democracy and Legal System said in a commentary that an unspecified number of wrongly convicted political prisoners had written to its editors appealing for their release. The magazine blamed leftists sti ll in power for delaying their rehabilitation and urged prompt action to reverse such "mistaken verdicts."

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