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Chinese residents take
to streets after
man reported killed

Reuters, by Staff

Original Article

Posted By:Scottyboy, 10/17/2012 1:56:11 PM

BEIJING - Thousands of protesters took to the streets in the city of Luzhou in southwestern China on Wednesday, after reports a truck driver was beaten to death by policemen, residents said. Pictures and video on China's popular microblogging site Sina Weibo showed an apparently dead man sprawled out on the ground next to a truck as police held back onlookers.(snip)China's Communist Party has been trying to keep a lid on protests ahead of a meeting in Beijing next month which will usher in a new generation of leaders.

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Might want to keep an eye on this..

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: FilAm, 10/17/2012 4:11:00 PM     (No. 8940739)

Shades of Rodney King.What is the Chinese for "Can we all get along?"



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