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In pictures: The people of Panguanying stand up

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Villagers cheer as they welcome foreign journalists to Panguanying Village, Hebei Province, on Wednesday.

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A woman collects wood in front of the stalled construction site for a controversial rubbish incineration power plant in Panguanying. It is alleged that corrupt officials forged documents to allow the plant to be built and villagers had the plant construction stopped.

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Pan Zhizhong, 49, a farmer and local environmental activist, is seen in front of the stalled construction site for the waste incineration power plant.

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Villagers meet in the local Communist Party Office, which they have taken over after a disputed local election linked to corrupt officials in Panguanying.

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Villagers meet in the local Communist Party Office, which they have taken over after a disputed local election linked to corrupt officials in Panguanying.

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