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Friday, June 17, 2005

The republic's people

Six die in rural protest

"Shocking footage of crowd control 'Chinese-style' has been obtained by Sky News. The film shows dozens of hired thugs running amok in a village just 60 miles from the capital Beijing. Villagers are shown being beaten with long canes while gunfire can be heard in the background. Six villagers are reported to have died while 50 were injured." (Sky)

Get up off your knees, people of China!

Bai Juyi

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