The peaceful resolution to the Xiamen PX protests doesn’t seem to be so peaceful after all. From the Washington Post:
Violent protests erupted in several southern Chinese fishing towns after residents heard a chemical factory rejected as environmentally dangerous by the nearby city of Xiamen would be built in their area instead, witnesses and other residents said Monday.
The protesters, who began their uprising peacefully on Thursday, clashed repeatedly with baton-wielding
March 3, 2008 4:25 PM