Hundreds of protesters gather outside the municipal headquarters in Jiangmen, even though the government there had pledged to scrap plans for a uranium processing plant. The government later issued the pledge in writing. One protester said the letter would justify further protests if the government broke its promise. Photo: Dickson Lee

Jiangmen government gives written pledge to scrap uranium processing plant

After a rally by over 2,000 protesters, officials issue a formal statement confirming plans to scrap a proposed uranium processing plant

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Hundreds of protesters gather outside the municipal headquarters in Jiangmen, even though the government there had pledged to scrap plans for a uranium processing plant. The government later issued the pledge in writing. One protester said the letter would justify further protests if the government broke its promise. Photo: Dickson Lee
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