Paramilitary policemen keep guard as a car drives through a traffic police station entrance burned by protesters in Luzhou.

China needs free media, not just citizen journalists

A driver dies in the Sichuan city of Luzhou while police are trying to get him to move his truck, which they say is illegally parked. The body is noticed by passers-by and word quickly spreads that the 58-year-old man was beaten to death. A crowd gathers and its anger gets out of control.