Protests against a planned molybdenum copper plant in Shifang, Sichuan were hailed as a triumph of...
by Anne Henochowicz | Aug 6, 2012
The following example of censorship instructions, issued to the media and/or Internet companies by...
by Samuel Wade | Jul 28, 2012
Riots broke out in the Jiangsu city of Qidong on Saturday during protests against a pipeline which locals feared would pollute the nearby coastline. From Peter Parks at AFP: Following the clashes, the local police said in their...
by Scott Greene | Jul 25, 2012
After recent protests in Shifang highlighted the increasingly important role of social media in “mass incidents” in China, Greenpeace’s Monica Tan ponders what the web might mean for environmental activism....
by Sophie Beach | Jul 12, 2012
Now that the protests over a proposed molybdenum copper plant in Shifang, Sichuan have been resolved, observers are focusing on how government controls over information sparked or exacerbated the situation and on the long-term...
by Sophie Beach | Jul 8, 2012
The recent large-scale protests over a proposed molybdenum copper plant in Shifang, Sichuan resulted in the cancellation of the plans by the local government. But residents are still angry about the government’s lack of...
by Samuel Wade | Jul 7, 2012
An online argument about environmental protests in Sichuan, which halted construction of a large molybdenum copper plant, reportedly spilled into a Beijing park on Friday. From Global Times: Wu Danhong, 33, an assistant...
by Samuel Wade | Jul 4, 2012
The planned copper plant in Sichuan Province over which protesters and riot police clashed earlier this week has been cancelled, and those detained during the confrontation released. From Keith Bradsher at The New York Times:...
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