Caixin OnlinePolitics & LawTop Stories Politics A Local Official Argues for Forced Demolition
10.12.2010 20:17

A Local Official Argues for Forced Demolition

Following a gruesome accident after a forced government demolition, a local official gives his reasons for supporting forced evictions in a letter to Caixin

Housing demolitions in China have been a growing source of tension during China's rapid urbanization. Local governments across the country have become the center of public scrutiny for abuse of law enforcement measures and one local government official has written a letter to Caixin, arguing in favor of forced demolitions for the continuation of urbanization in China.

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