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Saturday, December 29, 2007

Land requisitioning in China: some photos

There has been quite a lot of social ferment recently over land issues, and PRC media carry open calls for another land revolution. Here are a couple of great photos; thanks to David Kelly for the tip.

Land_requisition_teams_2"Land Requisition Work Teams": the signboard labels number them off.


Demolition squad on its way to a village. This looks so much like something out of a movie that I'm not quite ready to guarantee its authenticity. Get a load of the tough character leading the way: decked out like a KMT bad guy from a 1950s PRC movie.



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having worked in China, this photo looks pretty authentic... the "costume" of the leader looks like modern-day chinese-chic.

Posted by: kevin | Dec 30, 2007 12:58:08 PM

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