“It appears, based on these extremely graphic images, that the Chinese people has a different way of dealing with corrupt officials. As Shanghaiist reports, a riot involving around 1,000 people broke out last Saturday in Cangnan county of Wenzhou city, Zhejiang province, resulting in the hospitalization of five chengguan, China’s notoriously abusive and under-regulated urban enforcement officials. The alleged cause for the riots was the five’s brutally killing a civilian. According to reports, the chengguan ‘hit the man with a hammer until he started to vomit blood, because he was trying to take pictures of their violence towards a woman, a street vendor.’ This man later died while being rushed to the hospital. Given the following images of civilian retribution; is it any wonder, the powers that be in China fear social unrest?…
‘This is the inevitable consequence of letting the public to lose
faith in the law enforcement and the justice system, especially when
dealing with wrongdoings of government officials. There are other
nations headed down the same path.’…” [Zero Hedge and LiveLeak]
No one should be surprised. People can be pushed only so far before they break.
(LiveLeak link in the Zero Hedge article.)