Property row leads to hunger strike


SHANGHAI: A group of Chinese protestors recently detained for their involvement in an on-going property row have gone on a hunger strike to protest their arrest, a human rights group said yesterday. 

Some 85 people were detained by police on Sept 30 in Beijing ahead of China's Oct 1 National Day when they intended to petition authorities over massive urban redevelopment projects. 

According to the Human Rights in China (HRIC) organisation, a number of Shanghai residents among those arrested had gone on a hunger strike to protest their detention and abusive police treatment. – AFP  

For Another perspective from the China Daily, a partner of Asia News Network, click here

Article type: metered
User Type: anonymous web
User Status:
Campaign ID: 1
Cxense type: free
User access status: 3
   

Did you find this article insightful?

Yes
No

Next In Regional

Covid-19: Cases up by 1,075, bringing total to 69,095 (updated daily)
To avoid tech’s antitrust troubles, India tries a hard 30% cap
China drafts rules on mobile apps’ collection of personal data
China’s top watchdog vows ‘special’ oversight of fintech giants
Amnesty: Facebook, Google becoming ‘human rights-free zones’ in Vietnam
Amnesty: Vietnam steps up online crackdown, jailed activists at record high
Covid-19: Thailand steps up contact tracing after three quarantine flouters test positive
Universal Studios to open US$580mil Nintendo park in February
QAnon’s rise in Japan shows the conspiracy theory’s global spread
China’s livestreamers use fake traffic and virtual gifts to draw real eyeballs

Stories You'll Enjoy