Police in Wenlou use armoured vehicles to keep protesters away from the town’s government building. Photo: Handout

Chinese city halts crematorium plan but stand-off between police and protesters goes on

  • Huazhou government says it will consult the public on ‘different views’ to proposed development in town of Wenlou
  • Dozens hurt and up to 100 detained following two days of protests, locals say
Topic |   China Society

TOP PICKS

Police in Wenlou use armoured vehicles to keep protesters away from the town’s government building. Photo: Handout
READ FULL ARTICLE
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
Topic |   China Society

TOP PICKS

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