In mid-September, thousands of Chinese protested Japan's ownership of a disputed island chain in the East China Sea. Known as the Senkakus in Japan and Diaoyu in China, Japan "nationalized" these potentially gas-rich islands on Sept. 11, sparking a wave of Chinese furor and heightening tensions between the two nations. Above, Chinese stage an anti-Japan rally outside the Japanese Embassy on Sept. 16 in Beijing, China. These pictures were taken with the Hipstamatic iPhone application.
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