Sympathy for China airport blast protester
- Published: 21 Jul 2013 at 14.45
- Online news:
BEIJING - Chinese citizens expressed support on Sunday for a disabled man who set off an explosion at Beijing's international airport, injuring himself in an apparent protest against police brutality.
Chinese security personnel move in to investigate the scene where a man in a wheelchair ignited a home-made explosive device at Beijing's international airport terminal 3 on Saturday, July 20, 2013, injuring himself but no others. (AFP photo)
Messages of support posted online came after reports said 34-year old Ji Zhongxing was driven to the act by a years-long battle for justice after being severely beaten by police.
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