Politics

Anti-Japan protests swell in China over disputed islands

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(EDITORS NOTE - IMAGE SHOT ON THE HIPSTAMATIC IPHONE APPLICATION) Demonstrators hold flags and a portrait of Chairman Mao (C) during an anti-Japanese protest over the disputed Diaoyu Islands, known as the Senkaku Islands in Japan, outside the Japan Embassy on September 15, 2012 in Beijing, China. There were protests in many major cities in China, including Shanghai, Shenzhen, Shenyang, Hangzhou, Harbin, Qingdao and Hong Kong.

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Feng Li

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    (EDITORS NOTE - IMAGE SHOT ON THE HIPSTAMATIC IPHONE APPLICATION) Demonstrators hold flags and a portrait of Chairman Mao (C) during an anti-Japanese protest over the disputed Diaoyu Islands, known as the Senkaku Islands in Japan, outside the Japan Embassy on September 15, 2012 in Beijing, China. There were protests in many major cities in China, including Shanghai, Shenzhen, Shenyang, Hangzhou, Harbin, Qingdao and Hong Kong.

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    Feng Li

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    Chinese demonstrators stage an anti-Japanese protest over the disputed Diaoyu Islands, known as the Senkaku Islands in Japan, outside the Japanese Embassy on September 15, 2012 in Beijing, China.

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    Lintao Zhang

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    eople take pictures of a Japanese car damaged during a protest against Japan's 'nationalizing' of the disputed Diaoyu Islands, also known as Senkaku Islands in Japan in Xi'an, northwest China's Shaanxi province, on September 15, 2012. The protest, along with a series of other demonstrations across China, came after Japan this week announced it had bought the islands.

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    Chinese demonstrators stage an anti-Japanese protest over the disputed Diaoyu Islands, known as the Senkaku Islands in Japan, outside the Japanese Embassy on September 15, 2012 in Beijing, China.

    Credit:

    Lintao Zhang

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    Chinese demonstrators stage an anti-Japanese protest over the disputed Diaoyu Islands, known as the Senkaku Islands in Japan, outside the Japanese Embassy.

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    Lintao Zhang

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    Chinese demonstrators burn a Japanese flag during an anti-Japanese protest over the disputed Diaoyu Islands, known as the Senkaku Islands in Japan.

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    Lintao Zhang

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    A Chinese man tears up a Japanese flag while protesting against Japan's 'nationalizing' of the Diaoyu islands.

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