Wukan Villagers’ Land Not Returned One Year On

February 20, 2013, 10:28 pm

Almost one year after the uprising in Wukan that brought international attention, another controversy is brewing over the failure to return land to the farmers as promised.

Former Wukan Village Party Members Detained and Interrogated

April 24, 2012, 1:22 am

Chinese communist authorities have punished eight of the nine members of the previous Wukan village committee, according to a recent announcement.

Chinese Officials Downplay Wukan Village Elections

March 8, 2012, 7:53 pm

Contradictory statements by officials at China’s annual two meetings regarding the eagerly anticipated village elections in Wukan, Guangdong Province, do not bode well for [...]

Wukan Protest Leaders Elected to Villager Committee

March 4, 2012, 9:23 pm

The citizens of Wukan got their election on March 3, bringing to office several of the local leaders that steered protests against authorities last year and brought [...]

Village in Zhejiang Mimics Wukan, Expelling Local Officials

February 8, 2012, 10:06 pm

Village in Zhejiang Province, China, tries Wukan-style uprising, scaring away government staff.

Chinese Farmers Elect Own Union to Fight Corruption

January 31, 2012, 1:37 pm

In a small township in Henan Province, over two hundred farmers have taken a leaf from the book of Wukan—or at least tried to.

People of Wukan Challenge China Model

January 17, 2012, 9:37 pm

The China Model came up against the villagers of Wukan in southern China, and for the moment, the villagers have won.

Wukan’s Fate: Collecting the Debt After the Autumn Harvest

January 4, 2012, 1:53 am

The retaliation by the Chinese regime that Wukan Villagers have worried about is beginning.

Youth-Led Protests Gain Momentum in China

December 27, 2011, 2:16 am

Just as protests were winding down in Wukan, energetic young people with a newfound sense of their own rights played an important role in protests in Guangdong Province’s [...]

Chinese Village Focus of Internal Communist Party Conflict

December 22, 2011, 8:18 am

The struggle over land in Wukan Village in China is part of a larger conflict inside the Chinese Communist Party.

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