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Police fire rubber bullets and use tear gas to end protests in Wukan over the jailing of the democratically elected chief of the village

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he southern Chinese village of Wukan was seen as a potential model for political reform in China with its democratic election of a chief, Lin Zuluan, in 2012. Lin was jailed for three years last week on charges of corruption.
6 months ago
Amedeo Tumolillo
By Amedeo Tumolillo
Amedeo Tumolillo is an editorial consultant with SupChina and award-winning multimedia journalist. He previously worked at The New York Times and Spectrum. Follow him on Twitter at @hellotumo.
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