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The Guangdong Province party chief chose a hardline crackdown in Wukan to improve personal chances at rising politically, say top inside sources

1 month ago
his month's crackdown on protests in China's Wukan village was ordered by the provincial leader under pressure to prove his mettle ahead of a pivotal Communist Party congress next year where he could reach the top table of power in China, sources close to the leadership say.
By Lucas Niewenhuis

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