China — End of the Wukan Rebellion Over Land Seizures

The  Wukan rebellion over government land seizures in the village of Wukan, that we have been keeping track of in this blog (click here), has come to an end. The New York Times reports (Edward Wong, Leaders End Protest in China Village, N.Y. Times, December 22, 2011 (click here) that facing the inevitable (in the form of massing Chinese troops), leaders of the Wukan protests have announced their end, and took down their banners.

“The land dispute that ignited the protests remains unresolved.”

For a fuller report on the Wukan protests, see Michael Wines, Revolt Begins Like Others, But Its End Is Less Certain, N.Y. Times, December 17, 2011, at p. A6.

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