Foreign Journalists Covering Ningbo Anti-PX Protest

Chinese journalists were banned from covering Ningbo anti-PX protest in China last week while foreign journalists were standing side-by-side with the protestors at the frontline. China Digital Times translated some tweets that tell the grateful feeling of the Chinese netizens toward these group of foreign journalists.


  • […] Liknande protester har utbrutit i olika städer på senare år. 2007 protesterade tusentals personer i Kinas östliga stad Xiamen mot byggnationen av en PX-fabrik. Under de senaste två åren utbröt två stora NIMBY-protester i Dalian och Ningbo. […]

  • […] 同様の抗議行動は他の都市でも近年起きていた。2007年には、中国の東部の アモイ市で何千人もの市民がPX生産工場の建設に抗議した。過去2年間で、NIMBY(迷惑施設)に対する大規模な抗議活動が二件、大連と寧波で発生した。 […]

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