Anti-Japan protests erupt in China

Anti-Japan protests occurred in several Chinese cities, including Shenzhen, Shenyang, Hangzhou, Harbin, Qingdao, and Guangzhou after a group of Japanese landed on an island that is claimed by both countries. Protesters overturned Japanese cars and burned Japanese flags. Although the demonstrations appear to be peaceful so far, travellers should exercise caution and avoid all public and political demonstration since the may become violent without notice.

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