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Time to change the script on China's PX protests

Blog entry by Ma Tianjie | 2014-04-02

On March 30, residents of the city of Maoming in Guangdong province clashed with police in the streets during protests against the building of a paraxylene (PX) chemical plant. Recent years have seen a number of similar large-scale...

The young folks of Seoul want a nuclear-free future

Image | 2013-03-25 at 9:00

Hundreds of people from Seoul and Samcheok residents, an area earmarked for nuclear plant construction, march to mark the second anniversary of the Fukushima disaster and to call for nuclear energy to be phased out in South Korea. The Korean...

Protest against reactor restart in Japan

Image | 2012-04-23 at 12:00

Greenpeace activists and local people greet the Japanese Economy, Trade and Industry Minister Yukio Edano outside the Fukui Prefecture Government offices with sings and banners reading: "EDA NO" (no nuclear). The activists are protesting against...

A Chinese protester and her mother

Image | 2013-09-16 at 8:00

Chinese villagers have been protesting groundwater extraction by state-owned coal company Shenhua. Wulansubude (left) has been arrested three times for protesting. Her mother tried to cut her own neck in an effort to get her daughter released,...

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