The seige of Wukan

Basically, about 20,000 villagers in Wukan, southern China have kicked out all the Party officials because they’re fed up with having their land taken from them and then on-sold to developers for millions.

In response to the villagers’ grievances, Chinese government authorities have surrounded Wukan and are cutting off their food supply.

Naturally, any searches for “Wukan” in Chinese social media turn up zilch: censored.


Tim Blair has more (and JFTR, I didn’t steal his headline, I thought it up independently on the way home when a mate was telling me about the story).

Could this be another Tiananmen Square?

  1. No trackbacks yet.

Surely you're thinking something...

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: