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Chinese Villagers Clash With Police Over Industrial Pollution

Chinese police have violently cracked down on a local protest against industrial pollution in Jiangxi province, causing an unknown number of injuries. Online video and photographs show thousands of villagers in China’s southern province of Jiangxi marching earlier this week to the industrial area of Wannian County, demanding the closure of several chemical plants invested in by the government. Protesters held banners calling for “national action against pollution,” and “remove chemical...

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