Riot police take up position in Wenlou in Guangdong province, after protests erupted in the township. Photo: Handout
Riot police take up position in Wenlou in Guangdong province, after protests erupted in the township. Photo: Handout

Protesters and police clash in southern China over plans for crematorium

  • Officers ‘fire tear gas and beat demonstrators’ opposed to construction project in Guangdong province
  • About 50 people were detained over two days, and elderly and children among the wounded, residents say

Riot police take up position in Wenlou in Guangdong province, after protests erupted in the township. Photo: Handout
Riot police take up position in Wenlou in Guangdong province, after protests erupted in the township. Photo: Handout
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