A little trouble in big China
Fifty Chinese municipal officials beat a local blogger to death. "On Monday Wei happened on a confrontation in the central Chinese province of Hubei between city inspectors and villagers protesting over the dumping of waste near their homes. A scuffle developed when residents tried to prevent trucks from unloading the rubbish, Xinhua said. When Wei took out his cell phone to record the protest, more than 50 municipal inspectors turned on him, attacking him for five minutes, Xinhua said. Wei was dead on arrival at a Tianmen hospital, the report said."
Corruption and mismanagement is apparently a big problem in parts of the southern province of Hubei, and this blogsite has more. There's Youtube video depicting another controversy in Hubei after "Read More".