Zhuang Pinghui at Inkstone News reports that thousands of residents in Wuhan’s Yangluo subdistrict have taken to the streets to protest against the construction of a waste incineration plant near residential areas. The protests, which have been ongoing since the end of June, underscore the...
by Sophie Beach | Apr 28, 2015
Wu Rongrong is a women’s rights activist who was detained for over a month along with four...
by Sophie Beach | Sep 14, 2014
Over the weekend, thousands of residents of Boluo County, Guangdong took to the streets to protest...
by Natalie Ornell | Aug 10, 2013
Founder of the Chongqing Green Volunteer League, Wu Dengming, who in his retirement organized no car days, tracked down pollution offenders, and risked his safety to film illegal logging in Sichuan forests, died at 73, according...
by Sophie Beach | Jun 6, 2013
The China Environmental Press Awards have been handed out to several Chinese journalists, including a citizen journalist who launched a campaign to challenge local officials to swim in polluted waters. From the Guardian: Against...
by Sophie Beach | May 17, 2013
The East by Southeast blog has posted a detailed account of Thursday’s protests in Kunming over the planned PetroChina oil refinery and reported paraxylene (PX) plant. The account describes how the protests switched focus...
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