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China: Forced Land Expropriation

1 bao has a detailed report on forced land expropriation case in Zhejian, Lunchuan. In order to protect their land, local villagers sued the local government for illegal expropriation of farmland. Even though the State Department has expressed concern over the case and demanded the local government to handle the issue properly, the local government has ignored the guideline and continued the forced land expropriation. Yesterday (Sept 24), the villagers confronted with construction workers who tried to destroy their land with trucks (zh).

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