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Death and Civil Unrest in Yunnan

Three weeks ago, police suppressed a demonstration over forced relocation in Yunnan’s Sujiang county, and days later The Guardian reported on a separate protest that erupted in the southwestern province when a rubber...

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Leadership Transition Looms Over NPC

While policy announcements and new legislation will likely fill the news cycles during the sessions of China’s National People’s Congress (NPC), which began Monday, The New York Times reports that the most important...

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A Tale of Two Protests

McClatchy Newspapers’ Tom Lasseter, one of the first Western journalists to report from within the blockade of Wukan in December, writes that a recent police crackdown on land grab protests in Zhejiang’s Panhe...

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Foreign Journalists Jumped in Panhe

Plainclothes henchmen attacked journalists from two European news organizations on Wednesday as they investigated land grab protests that began earlier this month in the Zhejiang village of Panhe, according to Shanghaiist:...

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The Paradox of Prosperity

The Economist has launched a weekly section devoted to China, which it introduces with an article titled “The paradox of prosperity”: Only 20 years ago, China was a long way from being a global superpower. After the...

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