Local protests in Wukan, China, become violent

In an unusual protest, riot police used rubber bullets and tear gas when villagers protested against the detention of 13 villagers during pre-dawn raids in the fishing village of Wukan. The village is reported to be totally closed under curfew.

Advice For Travellers

All travellers to this area should avoid any public or political gatherings since they may continue to be violent without notice.

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