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Protests force Chinese factory to close

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posted on Aug, 15 2011 @ 02:10 AM
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Protests force Chinese factory to close


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Chinese authorities ordered a petrochemical factory to close on Sunday after more than 12,000 demonstrators confronted riot police, demanding the plant’s relocation over health fears.

Scuffles broke out between police and protesters, mostly young people, in the p
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posted on Aug, 15 2011 @ 02:10 AM
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God job protesters! I am becoming more and more convinced that we are actually making a bit of progress when I see things like this. Rather than sit there and take it, 12,000 people said 'I've had enough' and DID something. It's high time we stopped being so complacent and actually voice our opposition to being poisoned, to having our safety weighed against profits.

I hope that we continue to see people standing up for what they believe is right, and that we start changing this World for the better.

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posted on Aug, 15 2011 @ 02:30 AM
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I'd have to register to read the rest, sorry not subscribed. Assuming from what you posted/mentioned, it is a great step forward. Maybe they can address others areas as well, in hope it catches on, from unfounded animal use(see thread lately) to slavery for profit in the prison systems(see video gaming schemes).



posted on Aug, 15 2011 @ 03:05 AM
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That's strange. I'm not registered but was able to read the article to it's conclusion. Lemme see if I can find another source so everyone can read it. Great story, makes me feel like we have a chance to fight for ourselves.

This better?
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posted on Aug, 15 2011 @ 09:14 AM
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Yeah that site sux to read. Go China! But I won't be reading this article



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