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The Shenzhen anti-police riot began in Shenzhen, People's Republic of China November 7, 2008 when a policeman threw a walkie talkie at a speeding motorcyclist causing the driver to lose control of his bike. The driver then crashed into a lamp post and died a few hours later. The biker's relatives began gathering people starting a riot against the local police station that grew to involve hundreds of people and thousands of bystanders.[1]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Taipei Times. "Crowds riot in Shenzhen over death of motorcyclist.." Retrieved on 2008-11-09.

Further readingEdit

  • "Calm returns to southern Chinese city after anti-police riot". AFP. November 7, 2008. Retrieved November 24, 2011.