Local residents don't want the project carried out by a big state owned mining company in their town because of the environmental impact. The project was cancelled and the local party chief was removed from the position after the inccident.
Shandong Business Daily reported molybdenum copper project is included in the National Wenchuan earthquake-stricken areas of industrial development and revitalization plan of key projects, in accordance with relevant state policies and regulations to obtain the relevant approval procedures, and held the foundation-stone laying ceremony on June 29, 2012 in Shifang. As part of the mass of the project do not understand, do not understand, do not support, fear of polluting the environment, endanger the health of Shifang Municipal Committee and the nearby Plaza gather in the evening of July 1, the local cadres and propaganda to divert the gathered masses dispersed.
At 9 o'clock on July 2nd, and some people once again to the Shifang Municipal Committee, the municipal government gathered, the relevant leaders of the municipal government immediately engage in a dialogue with the people, patience, propaganda and explanation, but some people without fixed duties to incite a small number of people, and take the lead to force impact cordon burst into the party door, damage to public property, throwing pots, bricks, stones and other debris to the field of police on duty and staff. Repeatedly by public security organs for law publicity and education, but there are still some unscrupulous persons are not heeding warnings, continue to implement the thwarted behavior, and quickly spread to the surrounding public spaces, a serious threat to public safety and crowd lives and property. To maintain normal social order, 14 am, the public security organs for the implementation of traffic control and sealed isolation duty on a small number of damaged public facilities, thwarted by the overturned police vehicle, unlawful attacks on police officers on duty officers to implement forced away from the. Part of the people, the police, government workers were injured in the incident, and no deaths
In: Citizen Journalism
Tags: china, chinese, protest, police, fight, riot
Location: Shifang, Sichuan, China (load item map)
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