» 07/30/2005, 00.00
Popular protests in China: the Party appeals for "unity and stability"
Government violence fails to stop the farmers protest in Guangdong province
Human rights activists : " Closeness to Hong Kong is stimulating the desire for democracy in the province".
Protester dies in jail. Riots over confiscated land on the rise
He was arrested three days ago. Officially, he died from "cardiac arrest". Falun Gong members, bishops and priests die in prison for torture. "Mass incidents" that see clashes between police and demonstrators grew to 180 thousand in 2010.
Uprisings in Yunnan and Hainan: police fire on the crowds
Farmers are rebelling against the appropriation of their land, destined for the mining industry or for golf courses. One has been killed and five wounded in Saixi; 300 have been wounded in Longqiao. The campaign against Tibet used as a smokescreen to conceal domestic problems.
Beijing wants to implement more social justice, to prevent protests
A member of the Politburo says that social problems and injustices must be resolved, to prevent protests. But police presence will be increased in rural areas. Meanwhile, in Gansu, the governor reassures demonstrators that he will hear their requests, but the police are arresting them.
Clashes over requisitions continue
In the southern province of Guangdong arrests continue as police and farmers clash over land evictions.
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