06 Jun '11, 1pm

Deans News Post "Nearly 100" held in Inner Mongolia: BEIJING : At least 90 students, herders and ordinary reside...

Deans News Post "Nearly 100" held in Inner Mongolia: BEIJING : At least 90 students, herders and ordinary reside...

BEIJING : At least 90 students, herders and ordinary residents have been arrested in Inner Mongolia, a rights group said, amid serious ethnic unrest fuelled by resentment over Chinese rule. Around 40 ethnic Mongol students and herders were detained in flashpoint areas in the Xilingol area of the vast northern region, the US-based Southern Mongolian Human Rights Information Center said. An estimated 50 students and residents were also arrested during several protests in the regional capital Hohhot last month, the rights group said late Sunday. Calls to police in Hohhot and Xilinhot, a city in Xilingol, went unanswered. The vast region of Inner Mongolia has been hit by a wave of demonstrations sparked by the May 10 killing of an ethnic Mongol protester who tried to block a coal truck driven by a member of China's dominant Han ethnicity. The incident led to protests across th...

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