Wukan

A portrait of the jailed Wukan village chief Lin Zuluan is displayed by protesters outside China Liaison Office in Hong Kong

Chinese villagers describe police beatings in ‘wild crackdown’ on protest

WUKAN, China (Reuters) – Residents of a Chinese village once seen as a cradle of grassroots democracy were in shock on Wednesday after a “wild crackdown” by police in clashes with protesters which they said led to about 70 people being detained.

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