Battle of Huaxi

Thousands of peasants, protesting against a polluting industrial park, battled Chinese police in a small town April 10 -- and won. Police destroyed the peasants -- tents that had been set up as a blockade, but the protesters later drove police away and rebuilt their encampment, keeping the factories closed. Several of the factories have since been ordered to move elsewhere. Here is a look at the confrontation.

Battle of Huaxi

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