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Two years of forced labour in China's controversial "re-education" system left Peng Hong's life shattered. Now there are ever-louder calls for reform as the country's parliament meets. 

Peng Hong poses for a photograph during an interview in the city of Chongqing on February 3, 2013. Two years of forced labour in China's controversial "re-education" system has left Peng's life shattered.

Peng was at home in Chongqing on a rainy evening in October 2009 with his wife, planning for the arrival of their first child, when police knocked on the door.

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