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Chinese Social Media’s Unusual Response to the Indonesian Labor Riots

Chinese censors took down all posts about the Indonesian worker revolt at a Chinese-owned nickel processing plant last week from reputable news outlets but permitted individuals like this user to share content about the riots.

Production is up and running again at a Chinese-owned nickel smelting plant in Indonesia following last week’s violent uprising by laborers over poor working conditions.

Two people, one Chinese and one Indonesian, were killed during the riot.

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