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China Confirms Police Fired on Power Plant Protesters – Daniel Schearf

From Voice of America: The Chinese government has confirmed that people died last week when police fired on demonstrators protesting land compensation in a southern village. But officials say only three people were killed, while witnesses put the death toll as high as 20. China’s official Xinhua news agency said Saturday that police were “forced […]

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Police Open Fire on Rioting Farmers, Fishermen in China – Edward Cody

From Washington Post: Paramilitary police and anti-riot units here have opened fire with pistols and automatic rifles for the past two nights on rioting farmers and fishermen who have attacked them with gasoline bombs and explosive charges, according to residents of this small coastal village. The sustained volleys of gunfire, unprecedented in a wave of […]

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In Chinese Uprisings, Peasants Find New Allies – Edward Cody

From Washington Post: By the time Lu Banglie drove toward the village of Taishi that night, his photograph had already been distributed to local police stations. So when camouflage-clad men guarding the village entrance stopped his taxi and peered inside, Lu recalled, they immediately shouted, “It’s him! It’s him!” and yanked him out by the […]

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