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A former protest leader in China’s ‘democracy village’ holds demonstrations in New York over recent unrest in Wukan during the Chinese premier’s visit to the United Nations

1 month ago
Amedeo Tumolillo
huang Liehong fled from Wukan, a village that has seen years of protests over land rights, to the United States in 2011. He said he could not reach his mother or father, who remain in Wukan.
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.

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