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Low-End Population

What is Beijing’s ‘low-end population’? A video explainer

Beijing is a bustling metropolis. But in the aftermath of a deadly fire last year, the government is moving out…

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Another Beijing street protest against forced evictions, as documented by Hua Yong

Yesterday’s demonstration in Feijia Village 费家村 in northeast Beijing — where hundreds took to the streets to protest the city’s forced…

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Anti-eviction protest breaks out in Beijing’s Feijia Village on Human Rights Day

Hundreds of people gathered today in Feijia Village 费家村, outside of Beijing’s northeast Fifth Ring Road, to protest the government-mandated…

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The Santa of Xinjian Village, Beijing

Lan Jinghua 蓝京华 (Alain) spotted the giant Santa from a distance and was struck by its vivid colors, the doll’s redness…

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The week of low-end population

This week, for a few days, you could go to Chinese websites and buy hoodies emblazoned with the characters 低端人口…

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Beijing evictions reach into the tens of thousands, destroying livelihoods of migrants

Despite an unusual backlash from some state media and even cautionary words from Beijing party chief Cai Qi 蔡奇 in response to…

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