Villagers including schoolchildren took part in a protest in June, demanding the release of their village chief Lin Zuluan, in Wukan. Photo: Reuters

Harsh sentences for Wukan protesters could backfire

The core of the issue is land rights and until this is properly addressed, there is a risk of either more demonstrations or an even harsher crackdown

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Villagers including schoolchildren took part in a protest in June, demanding the release of their village chief Lin Zuluan, in Wukan. Photo: Reuters
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