Panyu Prison
Panyu Prison is located in Guangdong
Panyu Prison
Location within Guangdong Province
LocationPanyu District, Guangzhou, Guangdong Province
Coordinates23°00′28″N 113°16′54″E / 23.0078°N 113.2818°E / 23.0078; 113.2818Coordinates: 23°00′28″N 113°16′54″E / 23.0078°N 113.2818°E / 23.0078; 113.2818
StatusOperational
Opened1997
Managed byGuangdong Prison Administrative Bureau
Panyu Prison
Simplified Chinese番禺监狱
Traditional Chinese番禺監獄

Panyu Prison (Chinese: 番禺监狱; pinyin: Pānyú Jiānyù) is a prison in Huijiang Village (会江村), Dashi Subdistrict, Panyu District, Guangzhou, Guangdong Province, China.

History

The prison began accepting inmates in 1997.[1]

Inmate population

The prison reportedly began taking foreign inmates in 2009, and by 2013 housed "more than 100 foreign inmates".[2][3]

Transport

Panyu Prison is located a short walk south of Huijiang station, served by Line 2 of the Guangzhou Metro.[4]

See also

References

  1. ^ Laogai Handbook, 2007-2008. Laogai Research Foundation. 2008. p. 93. ISBN 978-1-931550-25-3.
  2. ^ Li, Wenfang (13 March 2013). "1st anniversary for Panyu Prison inmates' journal". China Daily.
  3. ^ Li, Wenfang (3 May 2013). "Prison journal spells out good news". China Daily.
  4. ^ "广东省番禺监狱概述" [Overview of Guangdong Province Panyu Prison]. Panyu Prison. Retrieved 29 January 2020.