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  1. Unrest hits Hunan and Sichuan

    Posted Jul 28th 2006, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... a protest on Thursday last week over the beating of a student by a city management staffer. The protest later turned violent and the provincial government sent 150 police to disperse protesters ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/558266/unrest-hits-hunan-and-sichuan
  2. Trampled in the rush for riches

    Posted May 24th 2006, 12:00am by Michael Chugani

    ... and western cities where despair has recently found expression through mass protests. When you see jobless youths hurling firebombs on television because they believe they have no future, and then you ... more illusory. The May Day protests that saw tens of thousands of people spill onto the streets of Jakarta and other cities were largely peaceful, but they mirrored the anguish of the Paris ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/550090/trampled-rush-riches
  3. Neil Young

    Posted May 21st 2006, 12:00am by David Watkins

    ... the conceptual Greendale proved itself a damning indictment of modern America, Living with War names names and pulls no punches. This self-released protest record- available on Young's website ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/549703/neil-young
  4. Looking for a level playing field

    Posted Jun 11th 2006, 12:00am by Steven Knipp

    ... While Iran's national side does battle at the World Cup in Germany, their female counterparts are taking giant strides at home to break down cultural and religious barriers, writes Steven Knipp If non-sports lovers think the European game of soccer i ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/552264/looking-level-playing-field
  5. Shanwei villagers seethe at ill-treatment in land grab

    Posted Mar 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan On the surface, peace seems to have returned to the sleepy fishing village of Dongzhou, where police killed at least three protesters and injured scores more late last year. ... palpable. Villagers have not forgotten the events of December 6, or forgiven the police who fired on protesters voicing their opposition to a government land grab to clear the way for a coal-fired ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/538777/shanwei-villagers-seethe-ill-treatment-land-grab
  6. Crackdown follows riot in Hunan

    Posted Aug 08th 2006, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan Public assemblies and protests have been banned by officials in Xiangyin county, Hunan province, after hundreds of villagers rioted last month. The orders- issued by the local court, prosecutors and police- also targeted 'villagers who spread rumours' and offered rewards of up to 5,000 yuan to anyone who turned in 'suspected criminals'. Villagers ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/559522/crackdown-follows-riot-hunan
  7. A tradition of French rebellion

    Posted Apr 02nd 2006, 12:00am by Billy Adams

    ... was closed. As if we didn't know already, no one does revolt like the French. Why are they so good at it? The main reason the French protest is that on the whole, it works. Ever since 1789- ... the critics into a protest frenzy- preferably the highly organised student and labour unions- and hey presto, the politicians will back down. Wasn't the last big demonstration back in 1968? ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/543088/tradition-french-rebellion
  8. Villagers forced to sign 'hush form' over shootings

    Posted Apr 01st 2006, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan Bereaved families in the Guangdong city of Shanwei, where police killed at least three people when they opened fire on villagers last year, have been forced to sign a statement promising not to talk to 'outsiders' about the conflict, a victim's relative said yesterday. Police fired on protesters in Dongzhou village on December 6 as they voiced opposition ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/542924/villagers-forced-sign-hush-form-over-shootings
  9. Beatings spark demonstration in Shanxi

    Posted Feb 18th 2006, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan Hundreds of residents protested in Taiyuan, Shanxi province, on Thursday after three people were beaten by gangsters hired by a demolition company. A police spokesman from ... more than 10 vehicles to the chaotic scene, where officers negotiated with the residents. The protesters dispersed at about 6pm. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/536955/beatings-spark-demonstration-shanxi
  10. President will brave protesters' barbs at Double Tenth celebration

    Posted Oct 10th 2006, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... of hundreds of foreign dignitaries. Hundreds of thousands of red-clad demonstrators are tipped to protest in the square outside the Presidential Office and demand his resignation when ... but would join protesters to demand Mr Chen's resignation after the address. The opposition People First Party (PFP), which also decided to send its 21 lawmakers to attend the rally, did ...

    http://www.scmp.com/node/567062

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