This next installment in the CDT series on important issues facing China in 2008 concerns the state of human rights in China. See also these previous China 2008 articles: China and the Developing World, Nationalism, Internet...
by dwang | Nov 20, 2008
Oiwan Lam at GlobalVoices has posted translations of the results of a search of Chinese cyberspace for information on the Longnan riots. The violent clash between protesters and police was reportedly triggered by municipal...
by Sophie Beach | Nov 19, 2008
More details are emerging about the riot in Longnan, Gansu earlier this week. The Washington Post writes about it and a taxi strike Wednesday in Chongqing, and puts both incidents in a larger economic context: In both provinces,...
by Sophie Beach | Nov 18, 2008
In Gansu, a violent riot broke out after the city of Longnan announced plans to demolish and relocate the city center. From the Los Angeles Times: The violence, one of the most marked instances of social unrest to grip China in...
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