Chinese Youth Dies At Boot Camp

The Chinese government has taken swift steps to deal with teenagers that are addicted to online games and the internet. One step has been the creation of boot camps.

Sixteen-year-old Chen Shi was apparently beaten to death at a boot camp in the capital of Hunan province only two days after enrolling in the camp. His mother had told him that he would be attending a school to study IT.

The school's director had advised the mother to lie, saying that 90 per cent of all students were lied to before enrolling. The remaining 10 per cent were "kidnapped" by either parents or instructors.

Witness say that after Shi refused to run, an instructor with the help of two others beat the teenager with a plastic pipe, handcuffs and a wooden baton. The school has since be closed as disciplinary measures are being enacted.

In August 2009, another teenager was beaten to death at an internet addiction camp. The incident caused national outrage in China.

Chinese teen allegedly beaten to death at camp [Breitbart via TG Daily via CIO via Gizmodo]


    If only he had +6 to defense...

    Sounds like the instructors have been playing too many violent video games.

    Where they can be beaten to death by instructors who have been playing too many violent video games, who in turn can be sent to BOOT CAMP! and be beaten to death by instru...
    And the cycle of violence continues.

    Well, that's certainly one way to deal with population control...

    China likes to make sure every man and women over 18 knows how to use an assault rifle lol. Sux for the family though, Discipline is nice and all but not when you get beaten by your superiors and end up dieing.

    its china am I supposed to be suprised by this kind of crap from a totalitarian dictatorship

    Wouldn't a cattle prod have been a better way to get him running?

      you sir, are a genius.

        No... seriously.

        Beating a kid will only injure it... temporary pain, without an injury, would work far better.

    Jesus Christ, I can't believe people are making jokes at a tragic incident like this.

      What, are you new to the Internet or something?

    Isn't this the same place that had a breakout earlier in the year?

    "The school has since be closed as disciplinary measures are being enacted."

    I assuee/hope that means murder or manslaughter charges.

    And people say videogames cause violence.

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