Land seizures provoke growing anger in China – Ben Blanchard

From Reuters:

Liu Guilan had hoped to spend the remaining years of her life quietly in her little village on Beijing’s outskirts.

Instead, the 64-year-old now lives in fear of a midnight knock from the demolition man.

The water and power to her traditional courtyard house have been cut off since April, and now the local government has issued her an ultimatum to pack up and leave.[Full Text]

July 9, 2006 5:53 AM
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