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...

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...



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