HK police tear gas WTO protesters, detain 900

From Reuters, via The Star Online: Hong Kong police fired volleys of tear gas on Saturday to repel hundreds of protesters trying to force their way into a building where world trade ministers were meeting. “The protesters got very close to the building, they were standing just across the street,” a Reuters reporter said. Fifty-four […]

Kyodo: Japan Protests China’s Anti-Japanese Rally

From Reuters, via Japan protested to China on Saturdayafter an anti-Japanese rally turned violent in Beijing, where thousands smashed windows and threw rocks at the Japanese embassy and ambassador’s residence, Kyodo news agency said. Chinese demonstrators had been marching peacefully under heavy police guard at various places in the Chinese capital toprotest what many […]

The Australian: Anti-Japan marches in Beijing

From The Australian: Chinese protesters chanted slogans and burned Japanese flags as more than 1,000 people turned out in Beijing to demand a boycott of Japanese goods over Tokyo’s refusal to admit to World War II atrocities. The demonstration in the Beijing neighbourhood of Zhongguancun, known for its electronics shops and home to a large […]

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