Zambia drops case against Chinese bosses who shot 13 miners 

WHAT: As many expected, Zambian prosecutors dropped all charges against two Chinese supervisors who shot 13 coal miners during a wage protest last year.

The managers fired shotguns into a yelling crowd of demonstrators. Nobody was killed and the government paid off the wounded miners so they wouldn’t press charges.

Zambians deeply resent the enormous economic influence China has over their country — an investment of more than $1 billion yearly.

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