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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…

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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…

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Toddlers and migrants — a crisis of trust in Beijing

“What did the teacher do to my child?” Parents across China found themselves wondering if they may ever ask this…

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Beijing haphazardly evicts migrants for ‘safety’

On the evening of November 18, a fire in a tatty part of southern Beijing killed 19…

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City of evictees: A photo essay of Xinjian Village

On Sunday, I visited Xinjian Village 新建村 on the outskirts of Beijing, the place where a fire…

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Pictures of the Day: Exodus from fire-ravaged Xinjian Village, Daxing

On November 18, a fire ripped through a two-story structure in the shantytown of Xinjian Village 新建村 in Xihongmen Town 西红门镇,…

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