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Holiday Inn Express claimed to be used as “black jail” by Chinese government to detain petitioners

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It’s one thing for a Holiday Inn Express in suburban U.S. to deal with transients breaking the law by cooking up meth on a coffee maker and another for the brand to deal with a state-sponsored kidnappings in a country where they’re eager to grown.

— Samantha Shankman

The only souvenir that Xie Jinghua has from her stay at a Holiday Inn Express located in a vast tourism park alongside the East China Sea is a room key …

Xie and her husband were not alone. Three other people have told CNN they were held against their will at the Holiday Inn Express Nanhuizui – located in Lingang New City on the outskirts of Shanghai – to keep them from airing grievances to the central government during the 10-day annual meeting of China’s legislature in March. The hotel management and owners deny their claims.

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