A media service of European Americans United

Main Menu

  • Home
  • Forum
  • About Us
  • Search
  • Action Alerts
  • FLYERS
  • Free Podcasts
  • Stories by Author
  • New Online Store
  • Archives
  • Categories
  • Links
    Blogs

  • Frank Roman
  • John Young
  • Garden Blog




  • User Menu

  • Register
  • Login
  • Logout
  • Submit News

  • Email This Page


    Syndication Feeds

  • Handheld/PDA
  • XML News Feeds
  • View Sidebar
  • Mozilla Sidebar

  • 19


     
    Violence Erupts in China as Police Knock Down Mosque
    Report; Posted on: 2012-01-03 05:45:28 [ Printer friendly / Instant flyer ]
    Mosques called "illegal" place of worship, might become centers for anti-government agitation. (Indeed. --Ed.)

    Fighting broke out between crowds of Muslims and police when a mosque was demolished - for being an 'illegal religious place'.

    Violence erupted in the town of Hexi, in China's northwest Ningxia region, after 1,000 officers arrived to help police the knocking down of the building.

    More than 50 protesters were injured and 100 arrested after several hundred members of China's Muslim Hui minority tried to stop the demolition.




    Sources from the Hong Kong-based Information Center for Human Rights and Democracy.  said two people died in the clashes.

    An employee who answered the phone at the town police station confirmed officers had fought with protesters and said 80 people were detained, but denied any deaths.

    The employee added that police demolished the mosque after the violence.

    Read more:

    News Source: Daily Mail UK

    Related Stories
  • Approaching Violence
  • Germany: Left Wing Violence Escalates
  • Violence from the Left
  • Gang Rape and the Culture of Violence in South Africa
  • Islamists Plan Violence After Kosovo Goes Independent

  • Comments

    Entire site copyright ©2007-2008 European Americans United.
    Opinions expressed herein are not necessarily those of EAU,
    the editors, or any other entity. Some clearly marked materials are
    parodies or fiction. By submitting material you grant European
    Americans United a non-transferable 100 year non-exclusive license
    to use the submitted material.
    The following copyright pertains to the news site software only:
    Copyright ©Copyright (C) 2007-2013
    Powered by Esselbach Storyteller CMS System Version 1.8
    Licensed to: European Americans United