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Tianenman All Over Again- Deadly Force Allowed to Quash Disturbance

Posted by w_thames_the_d on June 28, 2012

China is looking a little bit wobbly these days….

“Rumors indicate that authorities were prepared to use deadly force to put down a riot in a township in Guangdong in recent days, according to the Hong Kong-based newspaper Ming Pao.
Migrant workers based in other cities in the southern province such as Guangzhou, Foshan and Jiangmen reportedly entered the town of Shaxi under the jurisdiction of the city of Zhongshan in support of a protest launched on Jun. 25 after the son of a migrant worker from Sichuan province was beaten unconscious by the security guards in the village of Haotu.”

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