Inner Mongolia protests

Little Hu and the Mining of the Grasslands

As the 2012 leadership transition looms, The Economist profiles a man tipped to come out ahead in 2022: Hu Chunhua, whose current position as Party secretary of Inner Mongolia parallels Hu (no relation) Jintao’s equivalent...

Truck Kills Protesting Herder in Inner Mongolia

A herder in Inner Mongolia who had protested against the destruction of traditional grazing land is dead after colliding with an oil transport truck. From Reuters: The statement, posted on Saturday, said truck driver Li Youliang...

China Executes Man for Running Over Mongol Herder

Xinhua has reported the execution of a coal truck driver who ran over and killed a protesting herder, triggering a wave of unrest across Inner Mongolia. From the Associated Press: The official Xinhua News Agency said in a brief...

Rights Group Reports New Protest in China’s Inner Mongolia

A human rights group in New York has reported that new protests have broken out in Inner Mongolia. Protests broke out in the region in May after an ethinc Mongolia herder was struck and killed by a Han truck driver. Reuters...

Chinese Mongolians Protest Again, Herders Beaten

Reuters reports the outbreak of further unrest in Inner Mongolia, with herders beaten and detained after protesting they expansion of a lead mine. The New York-based Southern Mongolian Human Rights Information Center said the...

Ethnic Protests in China Have Lengthy Roots

The New York Times provides the historical, political and social context behind the recent protests in Inner Mongolia: …The ethnic Mongolian protests that have swept a number of cities in recent weeks are a sobering...

Man Gets Death in China Case Sparking Mongol Unrest

Rare protests broke out last month in Inner Mongolia after an ethnic Mongolian shepherd was killed after being struck by a truck driven by Han Chinese. The truck driver has been sentenced to death, AFP reports: Li Lindong was...

Global Times: Putting Mongolian Protests into Context

The following editorial from the Global Times, about recent protests in Inner Mongolia, is still accessible in English but the Chinese version has been removed (though is still accessible here): In some media reports, the...

Q+A-How Serious is the Unrest in China’s Inner Mongolia?

Demonstrations have been occurring in Inner Mongolia after a Mongolian shepherd was killed by Han truck drivers. It has been announced that marshal law was declared in the region on Friday. Just how bad is the ethnic tension and...

Martial Law Imposed in Parts of Inner Mongolia (with Video)

Following demonstrations by students in Inner Mongolia over the killing of a Mongolian shepherd by Han truck drivers, police have cracked down in the region. From Reuters: Residents in Shuluun Huh Banner, or Zheng Lan Qi in...

China Mongols Protest in Xilinhot over Shepherd’s Death

Unrest has broken out in Inner Mongolia following the death of a shepherd who was run over by a car driven by Han Chinese. From the BBC: Crowds of students this week marched to the building in Xilinhot, a city in Inner Mongolia,...



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