Activists Say Students Rioting in China – Anita Chang

From AP, via The Washington Post:

A thousand college students rioted in central China this week, scuffling with police and overturning cars after city inspectors beat a female student, a human rights group said Thursday.

Hundreds of police were called for backup as students from three universities surrounded the two inspectors who had assaulted the student and knocked out her front teeth Wednesday night, the Information Center for Human Rights and Democracy said in a statement. [Full Text]

See also “The Zhengzhou Mass Incident” from ESWN, which translates the official and unofficial versions of what happened. Another students’ riot occurred around this time last year. See CDT’s coverage.

June 7, 2007 4:04 AM
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