Screen shot from video posted online appearing to show clashes between police and the villagers of Wukan. China
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China Wukan: Police clash with villagers over elected chief

Police have launched an operation in the Chinese village of Wukan, to end protests over the jailing of the elected village chief.

Police, who entered the southern village overnight and raided homes, confirmed 13 people have been arrested.

Video posted online appears to show clashes in the streets with villagers throwing rocks at police who were using tear gas and rubber bullets.

John Sudworth reports.

  • 13 Sep 2016
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