Chinese protesters plead guilty after water pollution riot in Qidong

Associated Press: Fourteen people have pleaded guilty to encouraging a riot in eastern China last year in which scores of police were hurt and the local Communist party chief was stripped half-naked in a mass protest that ultimately forced the scrapping of a wastewater treatment project. The official Xinhua news agency said the defendants were prosecuted on charges of encouraging mass violence against government buildings and intentionally damaging property in Qidong city in Jiangsu province, north of Shanghai.......

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