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After flood, local officials try to quiet a village where residents protested the government’s handling of the disaster

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olice officers guard the entrance to the village of Longcao in Hebei Province and have fought residents who are angry about late flood warnings and a lack of aid after the disaster began.
1 year ago
Sky Canaves
By Sky Canaves
Sky Canaves previously reported for The Wall Street Journal in Beijing and Hong Kong, where she covered media, culture, social issues, and legal affairs, and served as the founding editor and lead writer of the WSJ’s China Real Time site. Prior to becoming a journalist, Sky worked in the China corporate law practice of Baker & McKenzie, and she has also taught journalism and media law at the University of Hong Kong. She speaks Mandarin and has accumulated more than a decade's experience living, studying and working in China.
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