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Chinese Society | May 17, 2015 PM

Henan builds road right around nail house as its owner raises national flag on top of it in effort to protect it from being forcefully demolished

Dramatic images of the three-story house standing in middle of a new major road of Luoyang city in central China’s Henan province has become th...

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Nail house

Chinese Society | May 16, 2015 AM

Partly demolished nail house in Nanning becomes shelter for wanderers, junkmen, and run-away-from-home lovers

In a country where forced demolition of private homes has never been eradicated, if not rampant, nail house, a Chinese characteristic buzzword repres...

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Forced demolition

Chinese Society | Feb 22, 2014 AM

Qingdao property owners put up banners on residential building in protest against planned forced demolition

The conflict between property owners and developers or local governments doesn’t appear to happen in a lower tempo after Xi took over the top p...

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Half demolished

China Economy | Jan 4, 2014 PM

It is dangerous to live in these half demolished houses, but residents in Nanning have no choice

The dangerous buildings were left along both sides of the Changgang Road in Nanning, capital city of southwestern China’s Guangxi Zhuang Autono...

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Forced demolition

Chinese Society | Nov 27, 2013 AM

'Diaoyu Islands are Chinese territory, this house belongs to Xie Taiyang'; Jiangxi man erects stone monument protesting against forced demolition

A stone monument erected on a construction site in Ganzhou city, Jiangxi province has drawn a large crowd of spectators online, Xinhua reported on Mo...

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Violent law enforcement

Chinese Society | Jun 2, 2013 AM

Are they government officials or actually hired mafia thugs? Watch how Tianmen city planning officials in Hubei 'enforce law' to carry out forced demolition

We have reported some cases of successful struggle of Chinese residents against forced demolition of their nail houses, actually the recent case in T...

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House built on bridge

Chinese Society | Jan 24, 2013 AM

China's 'most land-saving house' demolished one day after the house built on bridge draws nationwide attention

The three-floor house that was built on top of a bridge in Zhejiang has been forcefully demolished 24 hours after it draws nationwide attention.The s...

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Nail house

Chinese Society | Dec 2, 2012 AM

Zhejiang 'most awesome nail house' demolished, as householder agrees to accept official defined compensation and vacates his home at night

67 years old Mr. Luo Baogen, dubbed the 'most awesome nail householder 'of Zhejiang by Chinese netizens, signed relocation agreement with the village...

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Forced demolition

Chinese Society | Nov 3, 2012 AM

Forced demolition at mid night: Tens of thugs storm into villagers' homes in Henan, drag out sleeping residents and demolish their houses with bulldozers

The forcefully demolished houses in Luozhuang Village, Luanchuan County, Henan Province became a short-time headline in Chinese internet media. Accor...

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