Citizens Clash With Police Over Jilin Fire
On June 3 fire broke out inside Baoyuanfeng
Poultry Company, in Dehui City, Jilin Province.
Since the local government did not explain the incident,
victims' families protested in front of the company every day.
On June 5, victims' families were accused of
blocking traffic and clashed with police.
According to "Voice of America",
the confrontation lasted for about 20 minutes.
The crowd then dispersed and some people
were taken away by police.
Jilin Fire Victims' Families Are Closely Monitored.
The Chinese Community Party (CCP) set up a "one to one"
monitoring team focused on victims'families.
This caused strong resentment from the families.
Zhao Dazhuo, a reporter of "BeijingYouth Daily", wrote
on his blog that the CCP has not revealed the victim list.
However they have detained immediate family members
in a guest house.
On Wednesday, Hunan's "Xiaoxiang Morning News"
the police would disperse any group of more than
five people if they were standing in front of the factory gate.
Foreign correspondents were prohibited from taking pictures.
Beijing Armed Police Interrogate June 4 Petitioners
During "June 4" period, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP)
strengthened the alert over Tiananmen Square and Sweetclover.
They implemented traffic control over the whole city.
In Beijing South Railway Station,
armed police carried out inspections on people.
People from all over the country still flocked to Tiananmen
Square, Xinhua Gate in Zhongnanhai to pass out materials.
Many Shanghai petitioners were arrested in Tiananmen Square.
On June 4, more than 60 Shanghai petitioners were arrested
for passing out flyers at the Xinhua Gate and Zhongnanhai.
Dozens more were arrested in Tiananmen Square.
On the afternoon of June 4, 74-year-old Shanghai
petitioners Guo Longying and son Hu Jianguo,
again passed out leaflets at Tiananmen Square.
This is their 16th time of passing out leaflets
at Tiananmen for June 4.
Armed Police Crackdown On Guangxi Student Strikers
Villagers from Shatian Town, Guangxi protested against
ecological damage and port occupying incidents.
This is the fifth day of their protest.
A large number of armed police are still stationed locally,
stopping villagers from gathering or petitioning at other cities.
On June 5, hundreds of schoolchildren went on strike to
protest against police crippling students demanding
stern punishment of perpetrators.
Students held banners and marched along the campus;
later they were dispersed by armed police.
Villager Mr. Fu told NTD Television they were warned
to send students back to school quickly otherwise their
children could not enter school in the future.
Thousands of Shatian villagers held a demonstration
on June 1st over the land issue.
After the crackdown by the police, many villagers were Injured.
Two students were seriously hurt, including one in a coma.
Currently the CCP is blocking information and
arresting Village leaders.
They are also trying to offer 5 million yuan
for the occupied port.