onsdag 3. april 2013

Chinese Eviction Village Wins Rare Vote

Residents of a farming community near the northern Chinese city of Xi'an have hailed a recent election for their preferred village chief as a "victory for the people," following the ouster of his predecessor amid a bitter land dispute. "Most of the villagers have been moved to tears," a resident said. He said the villagers planned a celebration with firecrackers, drums and cymbals to congratulate the winner, Xie Li. Read more