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PLA vets petitioning for welfare roughed up in east China

Former People’s Liberation Army (PLA) servicemen were reportedly headed for Zhenjiang in the eastern province of Jiangsu after a protest demanding better welfare and retirement protection was quashed and petitioners allegedly pummeled by local thugs and police, according to Hong Kong media. Newspapers in Hong Kong and Taiwan reported that angry retired soldiers from neighboring cities in the province […]