Inner Mongolia Protests

(Events) — In May 2011 protests broke out in Xiwuqi, Inner Mongolia. Protests arose after the death of Mr. Morigen (Mergen), a Mongolian herder who was killed by a Han truck driver. Chinese officials order clampdowns and censorship. For more information, please see:;

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  • 2011-05-10: Mongol herdsman 'Mergen' killed by driver Li Lindong
  • 2011-05-24: Driver arrested
  • 2011-05-25: First major protest in West Ujimqin
  • 2011-05-27: Martial law announced