28 May '11, 12pm

Mongolian Mining Battle Heats Up With Herder's Death

in Inner Mongolia has erupted further after a Mongolian herder was run over by a coal truck and killed while trying to block the vehicles from crossing prairie land. The death of the 35-year-old herder -- which many locals believe to have been an intentional killing -- has brought thousands out into the streets for the biggest wave of demonstrations in this autonomous region of China in 20 years.

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/05/mongolian-mining-...

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