Immigration | New book Patriot Number One profiles Chinese Democracy activists transplanted in New York
by June Cheng
Posted 5/24/18, 05:32 pm
Two years ago I wrote about Wukan, a fishing village in Guangdong province that in 2011 launched a protest over corrupt officials’ land grabs. The protest led to a rare success: The government allowed Wukan residents to elect their own village-level leaders. Yet that experiment ended in 2016, when officials arrested a local elected official, Lin Zuluan, on trumped-up corruption charges.