30 injured, 100 Detained in Yunnan Land Clash – RFA Unplugged

More news out of , from RFA Unplugged:


“They sent armed police and police down here because they have offered the villagers compensation of just 83 yuan (U.S.$11) per square metre of land, and this is not enough,” one villager said. “The villagers refused to allow their houses to be demolished, and so they sent some police with earth-digging machinery to bulldoze their houses. There were about 700 police and more than 70 vehicles involved. About 30 villagers were injured. The seriously injured were taken to hospital, but those with light injuries were detained at the police station.” [Full text]

[Image: Google Earth image of Kaihua, via RFA Unplugged]


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