China's battle with organised crime - 24 Nov 09





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Published on Nov 23, 2009

The Chinese government has launched a sweeping crackdown on criminal gangs in the southwestern city of Chongqing.

The area, which is home to some 30 million residents, has been in the clutches of the mafia-style gangs for years.

Recent trials have exposed the unseemly relationships between gangsters, police officers and several high-profile public officials.

But as Al Jazeera's Melissa Chan reports, for some of the gangs' victims, the increased focus by law enforcement is too little too late.

Warning: This report contains some graphic images.

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