Let’s take a look at recent human rights activities.
7 Dead, 10 Injured at Kunming Subway Conflicts
At Fuyou Village in Kunming, Yunan Province,
about 450 acres (over 2,700 mu) of land was forcefully taken
by the local country government, causing many conflicts.
On Oct.14, the developer sent more than 2,000 thugs
to fight the hundreds of protesting villagers,
causing over 40 villagers to be injured and 2 killed.
Five of the thugs were also burned when they lit a fire
to burn the villagers.
Currently nearly 1,000 SWAT policemen
are stationed at the township, awaiting orders.
No Rescue for Self-Immolated Teen Worker, 2,000 on Strike
Zeng Yonghui, a teen factory worker at the Japanese-invested
Zhongxing Electronics in Dongguan City, Guangdong,
set himself on fire after arguing with a Japanese executive
at the factory’s storage unit.
During the verbal conflict and self-immolation,
on-site management and security staff only took pictures,
but allegedly made no attempt at a rescue, leading to
Zeng Yonghui being in critical condition with 90% burns.
Oct. 14—Over 2,000 workers spontaneously went on strike,
pushed the factory gates down and protested until mid-night.
The authorities sent a large number of police to repress them
and arrested many.
Henan Villagers Beaten for Protesting Forced Demolition
City management at the Zhumadian Station in Yicheng,
Henan Province, went to Diaozhuang Village to start
demolition work on Oct. 13.
The team captain took the lead to beat villagers who protested
causing a violent conflict in which both sides threw bricks,
leaving many injured.
Guangdong Village Cadre Embezzles Land, Villagers Protest
Villagers at Zhongzhai Village in Shantou City, Guangdong,
protested against the village Party Secretary Ma Zhenghui
who was embezzling and secretly selling off land for money.
On Oct. 13, villagers launched demonstrations, surrounded
Ma Jiahui’s family mansion and threw eggs.
On Oct.14, thousands of villagers marched
to the township government in a peaceful protest.