From Voice of America:
China’s state-owned news agency is downplaying the latest clash between villagers and police in the southern province of Guangdong over land compensation. Analysts say Chinese authorities are struggling to keep a tight lid on the growing number of increasingly violent rural protests.
A four-day protest in Zhongshan City’s Sanjiao Township left several police and villagers injured in confrontations over protesters blocking a highway.
January 16, 2006 8:55 AM