Leading Chinese Enviro Activist Detained – Bill Powell

The Time China Blog has posted a Journal article about the detention of a prominent environmental activist:

An environmental activist famous for battling to clean up one of China’s most polluted has been detained, his and lawyers said. Wu Lihong, 39 years old, was detained last week by police in his hometown of Zhoutie township in Yixing, in Province

Mr. Wu, who grew up there along the banks of China’s third-largest lake, Tai Hu, has been fighting with and factory owners to clean up the lake, into which he claims many factories are dumping untreated . [Full text]

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