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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

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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."
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  3. Beijing Police officers patrol the streets after protests broke out.
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  4. Hong KongProtesters hold blank sheets of paper as a symbol of defiance.
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  5. LondonProtesters outside the Chinese embassy demand an end to China's zero-Covid policy.
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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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