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A year after a warehouse explosion in Tianjin that left more than 170 people dead or missing, authorities arrest mourners and censor discussion of the accident

2 months ago
Amedeo Tumolillo
he explosion at an illegally operating chemical warehouse caused $1.1 billion in damage in addition to killing many people, and one year later it is still a sensitive issue. Protests and discussion have been stifled, and a promise to turn the site into a park remains unrealized.
By Amedeo Tumolillo
Amedeo Tumolillo is the editor-in-chief of SupChina and award-winning multimedia journalist. He previously worked at The New York Times and Spectrum. Follow him on Twitter at @hellotumo.