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Check this out: Chinese Farmers Die for their Land

Hard evidence of the frustration of living under communism. Rights of the citizens are few… and for these Chinese farmers, the only way to even hope for change/attention is to set yourself on fire. As China grows and grows, land rights are basically obsolete if you are in the government’s way of progress.

Note: I apologize if this article is subscription-only. It’s difficult to tell which are for public-viewing versus for subscribers. 

As Chinese Farmers Fight for Homes, Suicide Is Ultimate Protest – NYTimes.com.

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This entry was posted on September 13, 2013 by in Minority Race/Poor/Indigenous Rights and tagged , .
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