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Chinese activists arrested by Japan on disputed Diaoyu island

In the midst of a complicated and ongoing political dispute involving China and a host of other countries over a number of islands in the South China Sea, various papers in China today carried front page stories on 14 Chinese ‘Diaoyu Island protectors’ from Hong Kong (8 ‘protectors’ and 4 crew members) that landed on a rocky outpost of a disputed island (known in China as the Diaoyu Islands) to assert Chinese sovereignty, before they were apprehended and taken in for questioning by Japanese authorities. Read more