A Chinese police chief who sentenced the mother of a rape and kidnap victim to hard labour apologised to her during a court hearing on Tuesday over compensation, she said.
A photo taken on April 28, 2013 shows Tang Hui during an interview with AFP in Changsha, Hunan province. The kidnap, rape and forced prostitution of her daughter set Tang on a mission to seek justice.
Tang Hui's condemnation to 18 months in a "re-education through labour" camp for demanding her daughter's attackers be punished sparked widespread public outrage in August last year, prompting her release just a week later and unleashing criticism of the system.
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