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Investigators Exhume Bodies in Reclaimed Territory

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On Monday morning, I traveled with investigators to a grave in Pravdyne that contained six bodies.

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(Warning: These videos contain disturbing images.)

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“Stop,” one of the investigators said. “There’s a bone.”

Of the six bodies unearthed, three had hands bound by rope, and two had bullet holes in the back of the skull.

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The bodies spent weeks lying in the rubble of a blasted building before they were buried in May.

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The remains were badly decayed. The smell of exhumed bodies doesn’t soon fade from memory.

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As Protesters Gather in Beijing, Every Shout Is a New Risk

In a country where protests are quashed, many who gathered to voice their discontent — under the watchful eye of the police — were uncertain about how far to go.

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  1. ShanghaiPolice officers walk down a street to clear protesters
    Danmarks Radio, via Storyful
  2. Chengdu, Sichuan ProvinceProtesters chant "freedom of speech" and "freedom of the press"
    Reuters
  3. Beijing Police officers patrol the streets after protests break out
    Reuters
  4. Hong KongProtesters hold blank sheets of paper as a symbol of defiance
    Reuters
  5. LondonProtesters demand an end to China's zero-Covid policy outside the Chinese Embassy
    Prabhu Mallikarjunan, via Storyful

Here’s what to know about the unrest in China.

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Memes, puns and blank sheets of paper: China’s protesters are getting creative.

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