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China Protests

'Taking a Walk' To Protest Chemical Plant In Guangdong

China Digital Times | Posted 04.14.2014 | World

User Generated, Censor Chosen Keywords on Weibo is a monthly feature produced by China Digital Times for The WorldPost. Hundreds of residents o...


Reuters | Posted 02.23.2014 | Media

By James Pomfret HONG KONG, Feb 23 (Reuters) - Thousands rallied outside Hong Kong's government headquarters on Sunday demanding the c...

Chinese Protesters Drink Pesticide To Appeal Home Demolitions

AP | GILLIAN WONG | Posted 12.11.2013 | World

BEIJING (AP) — A dozen residents of a central Chinese city protested the demolition of their homes by drinking pesticide in Beijing in a desperate b...

Chinese Activists Call On People To Wear Black To Remember Tiananmen Massacre

AP | LOUISE WATT | Posted 08.03.2013 | World

BEIJING -- Activists in China are taking to social media to urge the public to wear black on the 24th anniversary of the bloody military crackdown on ...

Chinese Police Offer Cash For Tips On Self-Immolators

AP | Posted 10.25.2012 | World

BEIJING -- Police in a heavily Tibetan region of far west China are offering tipsters a reward of $7,700 for information about planned self-immolation...

Chinese Villagers Clash With Police Over Pollution

AP | LOUISE WATT | Posted 10.22.2012 | World

BEIJING -- Residents of a south China town protesting the building of a coal-fired power plant threw bricks at police who fired volleys of tear gas an...

China Warns Of Right To 'Further Action' In Island Dispute

AP | LOLITA C. BALDOR | Posted 11.18.2012 | World

BEIJING — U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta met Wednesday with Chinese leader-in-waiting Xi Jinping, who just days ago reappeared after a puzz...

Japanese Businesses Hit In Raging Chinese Protests

AP | ELAINE KURTENBACH | Posted 09.18.2012 | World

TOKYO -- Scores of Japanese-owned factories and stores in China were shuttered Tuesday as anti-Japan demonstrations erupted in dozens of cities. At s...

LOOK: China's Shocking Protest Photos

Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 09.25.2012 | World

As widespread and sometimes violent anti-Japan demonstrations erupted in China on Saturday and Sunday, photos of the protests caused a stir on the Chi...

Anti-Japan Protests In China Turn Violent

AP | DIDI TANG | Posted 11.15.2012 | World

BEIJING — Protesters in China have begun another day of demonstrations against Japan, after protests over disputed islands spread across numerou...

'I Forgive Them': On the 23rd Anniversary of the Tiananmen Square Massacre in 1989

Chai Ling | Posted 06.04.2012 | Impact
Chai Ling

Two decades ago, the Chinese government's crackdown in Tiananmen Square left hundreds of my fellow students dead. Since then a new generation has grown up in China, and many of them are kept in the dark about what happened on this day in China's history.

Chinese Riot Police Tear Gas Protesters

AP | GILLIAN WONG | Posted 02.22.2012 | World

BEIJING — Riot police in a southern Chinese coastal town fired tear gas Friday at protesters, including elderly men and women, on the fourth day...

Chinese Govt Gives In To Protesting Village

AP | By GILLIAN WONG | Posted 02.20.2012 | World

BEIJING -- Southern Chinese authorities have given in to key demands of protesting villagers after a nearly two-week standoff with police, agreeing in...

Chinese Riot Police Battle Second Major Protest In Weeks

AP | By GILLIAN WONG | Posted 02.19.2012 | World

BEIJING -- Thousands of people besieged a government office in a southern Chinese town Tuesday and blocked a highway to demand a halt to a planned coa...

Small Fishing Village Defies Chinese Government

AP | GILLIAN WONG | Posted 02.13.2012 | World

BEIJING — China's government is trying to defuse a revolt in a small fishing village, offering to investigate the land seizures that touched off...

Cop Charged With Drunk Driving After Police Van Crash Kills 5

AP | By GILLIAN WONG | Posted 12.30.2011 | World

BEIJING -- A police officer was suspected of driving a police van drunk and killing five people in a central China crash that sparked angry crowds to ...

The New Yorker: China Protests: Truth, Rumors, And A Basket Of Fruit | Posted by Evan Osnos | Posted 08.14.2011 | World

When local authorities fanned out this week into villages and factory towns around Guangzhou, they were not hunting criminals or political agitators. ...

China Protesters Burn Police Cars Over Worker Abuse

AP | CHRISTOPHER BODEEN | Posted 08.13.2011 | World

BEIJING — Security forces patrolled the streets and manned roadblocks Tuesday in a southern Chinese city where rioting factory workers attacked ...

Voices Behind China's Protest Calls

AP | By GILLIAN WONG | Posted 06.06.2011 | Technology

SEOUL, South Korea -- Strolling past hip cafes, the young Chinese man in a white sports jacket and faded jeans looks like any other university student...

Tiananmen 2.0: Why China Is Not Immune to the Tunisia Effect

Tenzin Dorjee | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Tenzin Dorjee

In spite of China's image as a high-functioning economy, many of the social causes of mass discontent that exploded in the Arab world -- endemic corruption, income inequality, labor unrest, inflation, pollution -- continue to plague the nation.

Chinese 'Toxic Milk' Father JAILED For Food Safety Protests

AP | CHRISTOPHER BODEEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BEIJING — A father who organized a support group for other parents whose children were sickened in one of China's worst food safety scandals was...

Wang Cuyun, Chinese Grandmother, Beaten And Buried Alive By Property Developers

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Wang Cuyun, a grandmother in Hubei, China, was beaten and buried alive by property developers after trying to protect her home, according to reports. ...

China Protests: Al Qaeda Vows Retaliation For Crackdown On Uighurs

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

UPDATE: ABC News reports that Rebiya Kadeer, the head of the World Uighur Congress who lives in Fairfax, Virginia and was recently blamed by the Chin...

China Protests: Police Kill 2 Uighurs, Wound A Third

AP | GILLIAN WONG | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

URUMQI, China — Police fatally shot two Uighur men Monday and wounded a third in western China, where violence has persisted despite the massive...

China Protests: Muslims Condemn China's Uighur Crackdown

Ankara | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MUSLIMS in many nations have condemned China's crackdown in its Xinjiang region where at least 156 people have been killed in unrest over the past wee...