Soon after Chinese Professor Yu Jianrong launched an Internet web campaign with photos of Child Beggars in China, Netizens flooded a SINA Blog with thousands of images---so far six abducted children have been reunited with their families, including the dramatic case in which I wrote here about in Jiangsu Province on the 11 February
Qian Yunhui holding an award certificate that he received from the villagers at Zhaiqiao, Zhejiang Province.
A Chinese Court ruled on Tuesday that the death of village chief Qian Yunhui, crushed to death by a truck in December was an accident sparking outrage from those who insist that he was murdered for his campaigning over land seizures.
The gruesome 25 December death of Qian has rattled authorities at a time when Beijing is attempting to dampen public anger over a range of hot button issues and official abuses. Qian had demanded compensation for farmers who land was seized to make room for a power station and his death stirred passions after doubt was cast on the official version.