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Protests over proposed nuclear waste project in eastern China prompt government crackdown

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ommunist Party officials warned that the demonstrations in Lianyungang were illegal, and the police presence was stepped up after thousands of residents took to the streets in response to reports that the city was a potential site for a nuclear fuel recycling plant.
8 months 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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