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Thousands of Chinese Protest Government's Flood Response

Chinese police have arrested several demonstrators in an eastern province who were protesting what they saw as a weak government response to recent floods. The Global Times said on Wednesday that the protesters were arrested for "radical acts, including throwing bricks at police and tipping over government vehicles." Thousands of protesters gathered Tuesday outside the city government office in Zhejiang province's Yuyao city. They were met by hundreds of special forces and ...

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