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Police Chased Out of Revolting Chinese Village



Manya Gupta

Wukan protest leader Lin Zulian. (Photo:

A land revolt in a village in southern China has been resolved peacefully.

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A man in the village of Wukan, in Guangdong Province, has been named the new village chief.

The man, Lin Zulian, led a protest over alleged land grabs by corrupt local officials.

Anchor Marco Werman talks to Michael Wines, New York Times Beijing correspondent.