China: in prison abroad

Information on the Chinese legal and prison systems for British prisoners, their family and friends.


China – Prisoner Pack


This guide aims to explain the legal and prison system to British Nationals who are imprisoned. You can also read about how to apply for a transfer back to a UK prison.

Published 19 March 2013
Last updated 23 November 2018 + show all updates
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  2. updated prisoner pack for China
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  4. Updated with new version
  5. First published.