Monday, June 25, 2007

A 90-year-old Lady Beaten when Force-Evicted

A 90-year-old lady, Zhang, in southeastern China was forced to evict from her home with a compensation that was far below her expectation. Reportedly, Zhang's family was expecting to receive 525 RMB per square meter but was offered only 325 RMB.

The old lady was eventually beaten up and forced to leave her home. The incident evoked over 20,000 protestors that clashed with the local police. According to a human right organization in Hong Kong, 20 protestors were injured and 6 were detained.

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