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China's one-time 'democracy' village protests for fourth straight day | News Home | Reuters

WUKAN, China (Reuters) - The Chinese fishing village of Wukan staged a fourth straight day of protests on Wednesday against what residents say was the unlawful arrest of the village chief, a rare show of grassroots defiance against authorities in Communist China.<p>Villagers carry banners which read …

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China arrests anti-smog campaigners

Activists are thought to have been inspired by a viral documentary that tried to highlight China's toxic smog problem but was censored by Beijing<p>Police in northern China have arrested two citizen activists who took to the streets with placards reading: "The government has a duty to control …

China decries foreign interference in detained academic case | Reuters

BEIJING (Reuters) - China decried what it said was interference in its internal affairs on Friday after both the United States and European Union voiced concern over the detention of a high-profile ethnic Uighur academic from the restive western region of Xinjiang.<p>The Great Hall of the People, …

Leading China activist to be sentenced on Sunday as others go on trial | Reuters

HONG KONG (Reuters) - A Beijing court will sentence prominent Chinese rights activist Xu Zhiyong on Sunday in the highest-profile dissident trial since 2009, as authorities target rights defenders nationwide with another activist standing trial in Guangzhou.<p>Chinese rights advocate Xu Zhiyong speaks …

Latest Hong Kong protests put focus on cultural tensions with China

HONG KONG — Fresh crowds of protesters have filled Hong Kong's streets in recent days, but if you think this latest uproar is about democracy, free …

Why China's Pollution Could Be Behind Our Cold, Snowy Winters

As the airborne particles turn: Across the globe, dust (red-orange) is lifted from land, sea salt (blue) swirls up from oceans, soot (green and yellow) rises from fires and sulfur (white) streams from volcanoes and fossil fuel emissions.<p>It's March. It's freezing. And there's half a foot of snow on …

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LinkedIn changes policy on banned content in China

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