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After Voting, Can Wukan Claim Victory?

After electing a new village chief and one deputy on Saturday, voters in Wukan went back to the polls on Sunday to vote in run-off contests to choose a second deputy and fill the four remaining seats on a newly-created village...

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All Eyes on Wukan as Polls Open (Updated)

Villagers in Wukan cast their votes Saturday to fill seats on a new village committee, only a few months after violent protests over corrupt land grabs and the death of a detained villager drove away local officials and yielded...

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Election Fever in Wukan as Vote Nears

Candidates for election to Wukan’s new village committee gave campaign speeches on Wednesday as they make their final push ahead of Saturday’s historic election, called when an investigation team declared previous...

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Wukan Tests Democracy With Historic Vote

Residents of Wukan, the village in Guangdong province which garnered global attention in connection with violent land grab demonstrations late last year, went to the polls Wednesday to select a committee to oversee the election...

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Wukan’s Sensitive Legacy

China Media Project discusses the implications of the December Wukan incident, including the sentiment felt within the upper echelons of China’s Communist Party leadership: A January 27 blog post on Wukan made by lawyer...

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Wukan Protest Leader Named Party Chief

Lin Zuluan (林祖銮), one of the leaders of land grab protests in Wukan late last year which boiled over after the death of a detained villager and ultimately led to the ousting of local authorities and concessions from provincial...

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