Caixin OnlineOpinionEditorial No Point in Protesting against Protests
07.11.2012 12:42

No Point in Protesting against Protests

As 'not in my backyard' demonstrations become more common in China, local governments must change their priorities and become more responsive
 
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A 2010 protest in Fanyu, Guangdong Province, against building a waste disposal plant

The mass protests in Shifang, Sichuan Province, against the building of a new copper plant have quieted, and the plan has been shelved. What happens next must follow the law, and government officials would do well to reflect on the lessons learned because this kind of protest is becoming typical in China.

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