Post Tagged with: "Wukan"

China: Harsh sentences for Wukan protesters

2011 Wukan movement captured global attention.

Jail terms of up to ten years imposed on nine protesters 

Chinese regime turns Wukan into “war zone”

Riot police seal off Wukan streets.

Fierce clashes as protesters defy crackdown on China’s “democracy village”

Wukan 2.0 – new mass protests in Chinese village

Schools have stayed open to stop pupils joining the demonstrations.

What are the lessons from the police crackdown in Guangdong’s ‘democracy village’?

Guangdong village rebellion revives the spirit of Wukan

Guangdong village rebellion revives the spirit of Wukan

Villagers in Shangpu occupy public square and demand democratic vote over land seizures Zhang Shujie and Vincent Kolo, chinaworker.info Yet another Guangdong village has risen in revolt against illicit land sales. Yet another tense standoff is underway between protesters, at the end of their patience over official corruption, and large […]

China: After the Southern Weekend strike – where now for the struggle for free speech and democratic rights?

China: After the Southern Weekend strike – where now for the struggle for free speech and democratic rights?

CCP dictatorship employs familiar ‘carrot-and-stick’ tactics to quell protests, but for how long? Vincent Kolo, chinaworker.info The strike last week by journalists at the Southern Weekend newspaper in Guangzhou was a courageous protest against media censorship that generated enormous online sympathy across China. The deal that was struck midweek, following […]