China trial for protest against Shanghai chemical project 30 Jan - Hong Kong NGO

China trial for protest against Shanghai chemical project 30 Jan - Hong Kong NGO

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26 January 2013

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Text of report by Hong Kong Information Centre for Human Rights and Democracy

Hong Kong-based fax agency Information Centre for Human Right and Democracy carried a report on 26 January 2013, which said that "16 people who participated in the protest against the launch of a PX chemical project in Qidong, Shanghai will be tried in a local court for 'the crime of disrupting social order' on 30 January." The report said that one of these 16 people included those who took off Qidong party secretary Sun Jianhua's shirt during the protest.

Source: Information Centre for Human Rights and Democracy, Hong Kong, in Chinese 26 Jan 13

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