The New York Times reports that, “Violent clashes between members of the Muslim Hui ethnic group and the majority Han group left nearly 150 people dead and forced authorities to declare martial law in a section of Henan Province in central China, journalists and witnesses in the region said today. The fighting flared late last week and continued into the weekend after a Hui taxi driver fatally struck a 6-year-old Han girl, prompting recriminations between different ethnic groups in neighboring villages, these people said. ” The full story is here.
Ethnic Clashes Erupt in China, Leaving 150 Dead
Posted by Sophie Beach | Oct 31, 2004