Plainclothes henchmen attacked journalists from two European news organizations on Wednesday as they investigated land grab protests that began earlier this month in the Zhejiang village of Panhe, according to Shanghaiist:...
by Sophie Beach | Sep 30, 2010
China Media Project fellow Xiao Shu comments on the investigation into private security company Anyuanding, which has been accused of detaining petitioners in Beijing “black jails” on behalf of local governments:...
by Sophie Beach | Jan 20, 2010
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Video: Violence and Demolition of Homes in Yingbei Village, Weifangkuiwen District, Shandong Province
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The following video clip is spreading through Chinese cyberspace right now. The clip shows the village head together with a group of thugs beating up villagers who refuse to leave their homes which will be demolished for a...
by Michael Zhao | Oct 18, 2007
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