China detains 10 after October protests by military veterans

REPRESENTATIVE IMAGE: A honour guard holds a red flag as he stands at attention before a welcoming ceremony for Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (not pictured) in Beijing, China October 26, 2018. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

BEIJING (Reuters) – Chinese authorities in the eastern province of Shandong have detained 10 people who were involved in protests by military veterans in early October, state media said on Sunday. Grievances over military pensions and other benefits have been a long-running issue in China and there have been sporadic organised protests in recent years. […]

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