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The suspicious death of young girl has sparked rioting in southwest China, Reuters reports. 10,000 people attacked government offices in Weng'an county, Guizhou province when the girl's body surfaced in a local river. You see, the government called the death a suicide, but residents believe that the girl was raped and murdered by the relative of a government official. (There are YouTube videos documenting the violence.) According to Reuters, "The girl's family had rejected the authorities' offer of 3,000 yuan ($440) compensation, later upped to 30,000 yuan, and residents had donated money to the family to sue local authorities." Mentions of the incident were recently removed from Chinese websites, as China wants to keep its image as pleasant as possible in the run up to the Beijing Olympics. [Reuters, YouTube]

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@Philthyist again.: I'm not watching them either.