Tuesday, March 01, 2011

Blockading Wangfujing

Consistent with the speculation in our blog post this past Friday, temporary steps were taken yesterday to prevent crowds from massing on Wangfujing, the Beijing shopping district that has been the announced gathering place for demonstrations against the government.

Click here to read the entire article in the Washington Post. Below is the relevant excerpt...

At 2:30 p.m., about a half-hour after the scheduled start of the silent protest walk, officers blocked off the entrance to Wangfujing Street with police tape.



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