Police stand across demonstrators during a protest against plans for a uranium processing plant in Jiangmen, Guangdong province
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Plans for Chinese nuclear plant cancelled

The authorities in the southern Chinese city of Jiangmen say they are cancelling plans to build a nuclear processing plant, following protests by hundreds of people.

The demonstrators said the project was being rushed through with inadequate public consultation.

John Sudworth reports from Shanghai on this rare occurrence in China.

  • 13 Jul 2013
  • From the section China